Small Business Assistance 

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Currituck Chamber of Commerce

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership organization representing over 350 businesses in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia.  The Chamber promotes growth and developments of our members and acts as a resource for businesses in the area. 

College of The Albemarle's Small Business Center

Meets the needs of existing and potential businesses and industries in a seven-county service area by offering one-on-one counseling, innovative and industry-specific training opportunities, and professional development programs.  

Small Business & Technology Development Center 

SBTDC is an inter-institutional program serving North Carolina's small business community.  The SBTDC offers help with technology development and commercialization, high-quality educational programs and services, first-rate publications and business resources, and strong advocacy on behalf of small businesses.  

Northeastern Workforce Development Board

The Northeastern Workforce Development Board offers Incumbent Workforce Grants (IWG) and On-the-Job-Training (OJT) grants to eligible businesses.  IWGs allow businesses to receive up to $25,000 a year with a $40,000 lifetime maximum to upgrade the skills of current workers.  OJT grants pay 50% of a newly hired employee's salary for up to six months. 

Area businesses that have taken advantage of IWG include:

To ensure that the skills of our region's workforce meet the needs of local businesses, NWDB works closely with other business-assistance agencies, such as the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and North Carolina State University's Industrial Extension Service, and with approved training providers including the College of the Albemarle.

North Carolina Department of Commerce's Business ServiCenter

The Business ServiCenter is your gateway to business information, programs, and resources.  It is here to make it easier for you to meet the many challenges and requirements, when you are starting a business in the State of North Carolina.  

North Carolina State University Industrial Extension Service

IES helps your company deploy latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management to increase productivity, efficiency, quality - and profits.  

North Carolina Military Business Center

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a collaborative effort between North Carolina business and industry and the North Carolina Community College System.  With satellite locations at Craven Community College, Coastal Carolina Community College and Wayne Community College, the NCMBC works through the 53 Small Business Centers at the other Community Colleges across the state to provide services.  The mission of the Military Business Center is to leverage the presence of the military in North Carolina to promote economic development and quality of life for all.  

NC Procurement Technical Assistance Center

NC PTAC helps businesses obtain contracts by providing comprehensive assistance in selling products and services to local, state and federal government entities.  In program year 2004, the NC PTAC assisted businesses in securing $1.1 billion in contract awards.  Click here to view the PTAC Action Plan

You may also find the links below helpful:

Business Organizations/Associations:

Training/Employment

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