Access to Capital and Tax Credit Seminars This Week!

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Featured Events

46 Counties in 46 Days

46 Counties in 46 Days 

The South Carolina District Office is launching a “46 Counties in 46 Days” initiative in February and March. The goal is increase awareness of the resources available to small businesses across the state, with an increased focus on rural areas. At least one outreach event will be held in each county in the state. Each event will include resources on business start-up, lending, contracting and disaster preparedness.

Upcoming Events:

Lee County - Tues, Mar. 29th at 1 p.m. - Register
Fairfield, Saluda & Oconee Counties - Wed, Mar 30th at 12 p.m. - Register

Financing Your Business

Access To Capital Webinar

Hosted by the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs. Learn how to gain access to capital in this free webinar! Understand the financial resources you need to achieve your business goals.

Presenters: Join Frank Anderson, SBA Lender Relations Specialist; Joseph Dukes, SC Community Loan Fund; Marvin Wilson, Lendio Capital Charlotte; Paul Schmitt, Community Works; and Cindi Rourk, CLIMB Fund.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 10:00am EDT


Tax Season


Tax Credit for Small Business Owners

Hosted by the City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities. It’s important to be aware of tax credits available for your small business because they can make a dramatic difference to your bottom line.

Topics include: Employee Retention Credit; General Business Tax Credit; Work Opportunity Tax Credit; Investment Tax Credit

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 1:00pm EDT


Information Corner

Photos of multiple people with the following text, Women's History Month online event on March 31, 1-2 pm EDT


Celebrating Women’s History Month: SBA Hosts Armchair Discussion with Industry Experts on Increasing Opportunities for Women-Owned Small Businesses

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a virtual armchair discussion with Natalie Madeira Cofield, Assistant Administrator, SBA Office of Women’s Business Ownership, Candace Waterman, President and CEO of Women Impacting Public Policy and Alisa Sheard, Acting Deputy Director, SBA Office of Government Contracting and Business Development. The discussion will center on financial wellness for women-owned small businesses and the importance of increasing equity and access to opportunities that help uplift and support women entrepreneurs. The panel will also discuss SBA initiatives and resources that support existing women-owned small businesses and new startups as they pivot and grow in a post-COVID world.

Registration is required.


Upcoming Events

Ask the South Carolina District Office
SBA Sponsored
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 10:00am EST

Business License Guidelines Workshop
SCORE Business Mentor
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 12:00pm EDT

System for Award Management: SAM
SBA Participating
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 10:00am EDT

Ask the South Carolina District Office
SBA Sponsored
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 10:00am EST

Federal Contracting 101
SBA Participating
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 1:00pm EDT