/Partner Community Impact

Thousands of small business owners connects with Charlotte's small business resources to get started and grow a successful business

TOGETHER, OUR PARTNERS ARE SHAPING CHARLOTTE SMALL BUSINESS

At CharlotteBusinessResources.com, our goal is to connect you to the resources you need to start and grow a successful business. To accomplish this, we’ve built a network of the area’s top government agencies, non-profits, academic institutions, and chambers designed to support small businesses in the Charlotte region. These Resource Partners have helped thousands of small business owners navigate the complexities of getting started, growing a business, finding financing, and preparing for contracting opportunities.

2018 PARTNER IMPACT

Just how much are our Resource Partners impacting the small business community in Charlotte? Scroll down for some impressive statistics, or download the full impact report.

17,427

Number of Businesses Served

3,172

Number of Minority Owned Businesses Served

1,050

Number of Woman Owned Businesses Served

2,775

Number of Businesses Counseled

22,869

Number of Hrs of Counseling/ Coaching

881

Number of Training Sessions

14,819

Number of Attendees/Trainees

241

Total Number of Loans

$167,054,707

Total Amount of Loans

69

Number of Loans to Minority Owned Businesses

40

Number of Loans to Woman Owned Businesses

8,531

Number of Jobs Created

PARTNER HIGHLIGHTS

The dedication of our Resource Partners has provided Charlotte-area small businesses thousands of hours of free training and millions of dollars in funding. Here are a few highlights of their achievements.


358

Number of Woman Owned Businesses Served


171

Number of Training Sessions


5,858

Number of Jobs Created


3,000

Number of Businesses Served


1,869

Number of Minority Owned Businesses Served


$127,453,600

Total Amount of Loans


3,902

Number of Hours of Counseling/Coaching


6,000

Number of Attendees/Trainees