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3 Benefits of Skilled Volunteering for Small Business

As the holidays near, small business owners are approached with many opportunities from local charities, like sponsoring food drives and donating goods or services for fundraising events. They’re also inundated with the stress of seasonal business fluctuations and year-end administration,... Read More

CBR Named Non-Profit of the Year by LGBT Chamber

We are so very excited to announce that the Charlotte LGBT Chamber has named CharlotteBusinessResources.com (that’s us!) as the 2018 Non-profit of the Year! And people, we are thrilled. According to the LGBT Chamber, “This award is given to a... Read More

Business Rumors, Debunked: “I don’t need a plan to start a business”

Starting a business is a dream that many people share. You have a great idea, you've done a little research, and opening your business seems pretty cut and dry. You're ready to go, right? Not quite. In order for that... Read More

2018 Tax Reform Tips and Suggestions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was approved and signed on December 22, 2017, affects both individuals and businesses filing in 2018, and in a big way. The IRS recently released Publication 5307 to help taxpayers learn how... Read More

Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce Positions 8 Local Businesses For New Corporate Partnerships

We're excited to share this recent release from our friends at the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to these Charlotte-area LGBTBE certified businesses! CHARLOTTE, NC – Eight local businesses have been awarded LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) certification through the... Read More

Small Business Concierge Program Offers Free Mentoring Support for Local Entrepreneurs

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just call up a business expert whenever you needed help?  Spoiler: you can! Our friends and partners at the Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development provide the Small Business Concierge program, a *FREE*... Read More

Business Rumors Debunked: “All I Have To Do Is Register With The Government And I Will Get Contracts”

For some business owners, contracts with federal and local governments are the backbone of their annual revenue. Oftentimes, securing one contract with a government agency opens doors with other departments providing a steady stream of opportunities for your business. While... Read More

CLT Tech Co-founder: “Invest in Biz Dev, Staff, Leadership”

Technology is all about possibility and how it can empower its users to move forward. It is the mission of IT-HenHouse to do just that. They identify the real issues holding your business back and transform it to host fresh,... Read More

Meet the Partner: Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce

  We’re very excited to welcome the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce (CLGBTCC) as a partner in our resource network! Launched in 1992, the CLGBTCC has established a network of business contacts and friendships to encourage and support businesses who... Read More

Wake Forest CPB and CBR Partners Give Free Tickets to Charlotte Entrepreneurs

CBR resource partner, the Center for Private Business at Wake Forest University is teaming up with the CBR network to provide partner-nominated businesses with free tickets to some very exclusive fall events. The events include their Legacy Luncheon with Marcus... Read More