Below you will find a list of resource partners from around the state including the BLNC network. Tap into these resources to help support and grow your company in every region of the State.
NC Business Incubation Association
The North Carolina Business Incubation Association is to support business incubators and economic developers in the state of North Carolina by providing the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies.
NC Community College System
North Carolina's extensive community college system supports development of new businesses and growth of existing businesses; and the system's Business Support Services and Customized Training Program.
NC Community Development Initiative
The North Carolina Community Development Initiative is dedicated to increasing assets and creating wealth for communities and individuals in low-resource communities. Programs include Initiative Capital (loans); Grants and Technical Assistance.
NC Cooperative Extension Service
Through educational programs, publications, and events, Cooperative Extension field faculty deliver unbiased, research-based information to North Carolina citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics.
NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
The N.C. Department of Agriculture has extensive regulatory and business-development responsibilities related to crops and livestock, as well as state, national and international marketing of North Carolina products.
NC Department of Revenue
The Revenue Department administers the state's tax laws and collects the taxes, providing services through Raleigh and community offices throughout the state. The department also offers educational classes.
NC Department of the Secretary of State
The department serves and protects citizens, the business community and governmental agencies by facilitating business activities, by providing accurate and timely information and by preserving documents and records.
NC Indian Economic Development Initiative
NCIEDI's Mission is to foster, enhance and promote economic development in North Carolina's urban and tribal Indian communities through the creation and preservation of good jobs, the creation of social and capital assets, and increased capacity for individual tribal member's self-development in the local, state, national, and global economic sphere.
NC Military Business Center
The mission of the Military Business Center is to leverage military and other federal business opportunities for economic development and quality of life in North Carolina.
NC Minority Business Center
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is an entrepreneurial focused and innovative organization committed to wealth creation in minority communities. The Agency's mission is to actively promote the growth and competitiveness of large, medium and small minority business enterprises (MBEs).
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