At the 2021 Rural Summit, the NC Rural Center announced the launch of the North Carolina Small Business Coalition and its accompanying policy agenda, North Carolina’s New Small Business Plan. The policy agenda was crafted by the Rural Center’s Small Business Policy Task Force, a bipartisan, statewide panel of small-business owners, nonprofit leaders, and entrepreneurship advocates.
Now is the time to advocate for and implement long-term and statewide policy solutions to stabilize the economic vitality of our state’s small-businesses. Will you join us?
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In March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law, allocating $1.9 trillion dollars to help America recover and build back from the COVID-19 pandemic. North Carolina received nearly $18 billion for local governments, fiscal recovery, broadband...
NC Rural Center’s Small Business Coalition Now Recruiting Members Statewide; Advocating for Vital NC-based Policies and Resources to Support Small Business Owners
The organization is seeking entrepreneurs and small business owners to join its Small Business Coalition initiative–already 272 members have signed on to advocate for more robust policies and programs to support the state’s small business communities. Key Facts The...
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