Resources

Resources


Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC)
9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 440
Charlotte, North Carolina 28269
Telephone: 704.536.2884
Fax: 704.536.8856

South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
State Director's Office
Darla Moore School of Business
University of South Carolina
1705 College Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29208
Telephone: 803.777.4907
www.scsbdc.com
www.facebook.com/scsbdc


Other Programs Available for Assistance


South Carolina Department of Transportation
955 Park Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: 803.737.4672
DBE Program

South Carolina Department of Commerce
1201 Main Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: 803.737.0400
www.sccommerce.com

Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE)

South Central Region SCORE
Telephone: 803.641.1111

Midlands SCORE
Telephone: 803.765.5131

Coastal SCORE
Telephone: 843.727.4778

Piedmont SCORE
Telephone: 864.271.3638

South Carolina Lowcountry SCORE
Telephone: 843.842.6509 or 843.785.7107

Grand Strand SCORE
Telephone: 843.918.1079

U.S. Small Business Administration
Strom Thurmond Federal Building
1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1421
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: 803.765.5377
Elliott O. Cooper, District Director

Hispanic Connections, Inc.
2005 Hampton Street
Suite B
Columbia, South Carolina 29204
Telephone: 803.765.0560
Fax: 803.765.2488
Gustavo G. Penaranda, President and CEO


Lending


U.S. Small Business Administration
Strom Thurmond Federal Building
1835 Assembly Street, Suite 1421
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Elliott O. Cooper, District Director
Telephone: 803.765.5377
www.sba.gov

Charleston Local Development Corporation
75 Calhoun Street, Third Floor
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Cindi Rourk, Loan Officer
Telephone: 843.965.4089
Fax: 843.724.7354
rourkc@ci.charleston.sc.us

South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority
1201 Main Street, Suite 1600
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: 803.737.0268
Fax: 803.737.0628
Harry Huntley, CPA-Director

South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments
30 Century Circle
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
(Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg Counties)
Telephone: 864.242.9733
Fax: 864.242.6957
Steve Pelissier, Executive Director

Upper Savannah Council of Governments
222 Phoenix Street, Suite 200
Greenwood, South Carolina 29648
(Abbeville, Edgeville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, and Saluda Counties)
Telephone: 864.941.8051
Fax: 864.941.8090
Patricia Hartung, Director

Catawba Regional Planning Council
215 Hampton Street
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29731
(Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York Counties)
Telephone: 803.327.9041
Fax: 803.327.1912

Central Midlands Council of Governments
236 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, South Carolina 29210
(Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, and Richland Counties)
Telephone: 803.376.5390
Fax: 803.376.5394

State Agency Reports


State Agency Quarterly MBE Report Form
(PDF) or (DOC)

State Agency Annual MBE Utilization Plan Form 2017-2018
(PDF) or (DOC)


Links

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Starting Your Business


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Federal Agencies


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