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State of African-American Owned Businesses

70% of African-American entrepreneurs say they are either “somewhat happy” or “very happy” with their businesses. 72% say their businesses are profitable. Read more

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How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

In a climate of intense awareness for the fair treatment of all minorities, getting your business officially certified as minority-owned can open important contract opportunities. Read more

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Why Black Entrepreneurs Struggle to Secure and Receive Funding and Investment Grants

Systemic racism has made it difficult for Black entrepreneurs and business owners to be successful over the past century. We take a look at why this barrier exists and resources... Read more

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SCORE Call For Volunteers

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SCORE SC Lowcountry offers great volunteer opportunities; join our award-winning SCORE chapter and share your business expertise. Read more

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Lowcountry Business Grants - Sample Business Plan

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This is a sample business plan, offered as a reference plan when applying for a SCORE Lowcountry Minority Business grant.  Read more

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Coastal with Kathryn | Luana Sellars Interview

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Kathryn Mademann, on her show "Coastal with Kathryn", interviews Luana Graves Sellars on the significance of the Gullah community and Mitchellville on Hilton Head Island. Read more

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Business Plan For Lowcountry Business Grants

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SCORE Lowcountry Minority Business grants require a business plan. Here is a template for a simplified business plan. Read more

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Lowcountry Minority Business Grants

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The Lowcountry Minority Small Business Support Program enables minority business owners to apply for grants, to support direct company operations. This program is sponsored by... Read more

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Small Business Resilience - Tools Small Businesses Use to Remain Resilient

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September 14, 2021, 5:00pm EDT

We will look at the impact of COVID and delve into how the pandemic has affected U.S. small businesses and what resources are available to help businesses survive and thrive. Read more

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9 Resources To Help Black Owned Small Businesses

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August 5, 2021,

From looking into local chapters of Black Business Association to the Black Owned Everything website, there are several resources that can help the continued growth and success of Black-owned small businesses for years to come.  

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Black Business Owner Spotlight

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February 23, 2021,

Black businesses and Black business owners have faced increasing challenges during 2020 and into 2021. Rieva Lesonsky talks with three Black business owners to get their advice and perspective.

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