Business Counseling Services Area Organizations with Resources Loans and Business Finances
The Office of Economic Development and Innovation partners with local, state and federal organizations and alliance partners, who provide support to businesses and economic development efforts. These partners are critical to the community, especially in uncertain times such as COVID-19.
Business Counseling Services
SCORE is comprised of active and retired business men and women and provides clients with free and confidential business counseling.
Small Business Center
Representatives for the Small Business Center are available to provide limited emergency counseling to existing business owners.
Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
SBTDC prepares businesses for and helps them recover from disasters and is committed to providing businesses with guidance to help them manage during this crisis.
Area Organizations with Resources
|EDPNC||Economic Development Partnership of NC COVID-19 Resource Guide is available as a reference guide to help impacted businesses.|
|Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce||Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce provides resources about workplace health, business finance, legal assistance, operations, community support and more.|
|Wake County Economic Development||Wake County Economic Development provides a list of articles and resources to help navigate through this challenging time.|
|Downtown Raleigh Alliance||
Downtown Raleigh Alliance provides resources for the safety of downtown Raleigh’s residents, workers, and visitors. Downtown Raleigh ambassadors are on patrol while adopting a social distancing philosophy while remaining friendly and helpful to downtown Raleigh guests.
|Black Dollar||Black Dollar provides a list of resources in North Carolina and beyond for entrepreneurs and consumers.|
|NC 211||Dial 2-1-1 to get connected to resources in your community and text COVIDNC to 898211 to receive alerts about COVID-19 updates in North Carolina.|
Loans and Business Finances
View information on banks, loans and other area organizations who are offering financial assistance.