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Our Partners & Collaborators


The mission of the Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce is to provide and advocate for a favorable environment for businesses of all sizes.

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This space is about meaningful, respectful dialogue, and informed decisions that will shape the East End Community of Winston-Salem. The survey, events, and discussion form are currently open for your input and participation.

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Winston-Salem city government is committed to supporting local businesses and enhancing our job base.

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Responsibilities include adopting the annual County budget, setting the County property tax rate, establishing County policies and acting on zoning and other land use matters. 


Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.


Want to start and operate a successful small business? Start with the SBCN. Here you will find a variety of programs, services and resources to help you start and grow your business.

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Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.


Small Business + Technology Development Center

Providing management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses. By providing entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build and grow successful businesses.

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Dancing Grass Studios

Dancing Grass Studios is a one stop shop Creative Services company; providing services to start or improve your business such as, but not limited to: Web Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Video Production, Logo Design/ Branding, Content Creation, & so much more! 

*Special pricing for WSBCC Members.

Urban League

The Winston-Salem Urban League empowers and advocates for African Americans and other disenfranchised communities, and promotes socioeconomic progress and parity through education, training and civic engagement.


The Chronicle Newspaper

Established in 1974, The Chronicle is Winston-Salem’s oldest and most respected community newspaper. Published every Thursday,  focusing on positive news happening in and around Winston-Salem and surrounding areas. 

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Goler Community 

Goler Community Development Corporation, a 501 C (3)  is a proud developer of urban real estate in the growing Winston Salem, North Carolina area. Goler's major areas of focus are the development of real estate, entrepreneurship and employment. 

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BPI was established in 2007 and is a 100% Black-led initiative of The Winston-Salem Foundation that is explicitly, not exclusively, focused on grantmaking and programming that strengthens our local Black communities.


The WBC provides technical assistance to women entrepreneurs, both nascent and established in the areas of startup, finance, management, marketing and development.


Office for HUB

The mission of this office is to promote the economic opportunities for historically underutilized businesses in State Government contracting and procurement that will foster their growth and profitability.

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The Capital Region MBDA Business Center delivers business and technical assistance that promotes growth. This Center assists clients with securing contract opportunities, develop teaming agreements and establishing partnerships in the private and public sector.


Provides programs for inception and early-stage business training to expand the capacity for creatives and artists to emerge as viable entrepreneurs. With inclusive, customized education they help Launch, Accelerate, and Grow a diverse range of creative entrepreneurs and business owners.


An historic independent community bank enhancing the wealth and well being of the communities that we serve by providing competitive and holistic financial solutions, with particular emphasis on the financial needs of underserved populations and geographies.



Winston-Salem State University is a bold, vibrant and diverse academic community that fosters the creative thinking, analytical problem-solving, and depth of character graduates need to transform themselves and their world. These values embody their motto, “Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve."


Twin City Development Foundation is a Winston-Salem 501(c)(6) organization formerly known as the DataMax Foundation. Since 2007, they have provided $6.3 million in local grants.

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