SCORE launches Minority Small Business Support program

Minority-owned businesses are underrepresented in our community. Accordingly, SCORE SC Lowcountry introduces a new Minority Small Business Support Program, intended to help start and grow minority-owned businesses in the Lowcountry.  Under this program sponsored by SCORE, Wells Fargo and Truist, minority business owners can apply for grants that fund business operations.  These grants can be used for…

U.S. Black Chamber launches business certification program

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., with the support of American Express, is proud to present the newly enhanced ByBlack Platform that now includes a unique, no-cost certification program exclusively for Black-owned businesses. For more information and to submit your application, visit www.usblackchambers.org/certification.  ByBlack.us is an extensive national Black business directory developed by the US Black…

SC Stay Plus Pandemic-Related Rent Relief Program Still Taking Applications

The SC Stay Plus pandemic-related rent relief program continues to take applications from Beaufort County residents struggling with back rent and utility payments due to pandemic-related financial instability. SC Stay Plus provides payments directly to landlords and utility companies. Residents can sign up online or visit any Beaufort County Branch Library which is offering free…

3 Day SCORE classes coming in June

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a three day SCORE Workshop in June to help you help your business grow. June 7: Creating Your Business Plan, 6pmJune 9: What You Need To Know About Marketing, 6pmJune 10: Let’s Talk Finance, 6pm For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premiere source…