Types of Resources

We can provide you with multiple resources to help you start, grow and build your business. 

Counseling appointments may be scheduled here or by calling 704-991-0355. Learn how we can help you in your business endeavors at no cost to you!

  • Market Research
  • Business Plans
  • Business/Legal Structure
  • Funding
  • License & Permits
  • Franchises
  • NC Department of Commerce
  • NC Department of Revenue
  • NC Secretary of State
  • Organize Your LLC
  • Incorporating Your Non-Profit in NC
  • Employment Security Commission
  • OSHA
  • IRS Tax Center
  • NC Cooperative Extension
  • NC Rural Center
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • And much more!

Business-Related Resources 

As you plan a new business venture or expand on an existing one, it is important to be involved in your local community.

Contacting county government agencies, local municipalities, your Chamber of Commerce, etc., for requirements regarding permits, licenses, and local ordinances will be an easy process once you visit the SBC.  In addition, we are also a great resource in assisting with business compliance at the state and national level.

The SBC provides access for local small businesses to community, state, and federal business-related agencies, including:

Resources for Non-Profits

The SBC provides entrepreneurial resources for individuals looking to start a Non-Profit, including:

How to start a non-profit

How to recruit a Board of Directors

NC Secretary of State Articles of Incorporation

North Carolina Secretary of State Business Registration Licenses & Permits

Obtaining a DUNS