Minority Business Awards

Minority business owners can apply for financial awards through the Minority Small Business Program. The awards can be used for direct business operations and  range from $500 to $2,500 per application. An award application includes a description of the business, a basic business plan, and financials. 


  • Minority-Owned Businesses, Registered in South Carolina
  • Owned by African American, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American
  • At least 51% Minority Ownership
  • Small Business, 25 or Fewer Employees
  • Located in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, or Hampton Counties

 This program is sponsored by SCORE SC Lowcountry, Truist Bank, and Wells Fargo.  For A Full Set of Rules, Download the Award Rules Guide. 


Minority Business Awards Application