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CSBDF Releases Report on Economic Impact

By Jamie McCall / February 10, 2020

Piedmont Community College, Carolina Small Business Partner to Expand Access to Capital and Technical Assistance for Small Businesses in Rural NC

By Janice Rojas / January 30, 2020

Kevin Dick Appointed New CEO of Carolina Small Business Development Fund

By Janice Rojas / January 13, 2020

Theory to Practice: Why donate to a CDFI? A look at how loan funds are supported by institutions and individuals –

By Emily Stallings / December 13, 2019

Theory to Practice: There are many policies to promote community and economic development – which ones are used by North Carolina’s cities and counties?

By Jamie McCall / August 7, 2019

Theory to Practice: You’ve heard about the pay gap for women – but what about the entrepreneurship gap?

By Jamie McCall / June 19, 2019

5th Annual Western Women’s Business Conference sparks inspiration to ‘Build Your Tribe to Build Your Business’

By Janice Rojas / June 10, 2019

Theory to Practice: Social capital as a policy solution to raise the economic mobility of North Carolina’s entrepreneurs

By Jamie McCall / May 16, 2019

Application deadline nears for scholarships to attend small business workshops

By Janice Rojas / April 8, 2019

Theory to Practice: An integrated policy approach to community economic development

By Jamie McCall / April 1, 2019

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