SC Women’s Business Center

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Who we are: Women helping women do business better.

The South Carolina Women’s Business Center brings business expertise to the entrepreneurial women of South Carolina through training programs, community resources, and micro-loans currently in Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg and Columbia, SC.

-Explore Starting a Business
-Develop a Business Plan
-Address Business Issues
-Strategize for Future Growth
-Loan Application Preparation
-Networking Opportunities


The South Carolina Women’s Business Center was founded in October of 2011 as a program of the Center for Women, a non-profit that has actively served the women of Charleston since 1990.

We offer free, confidential business counseling for women in all stages of business development. Along with workshops and training programs, we provide networking events to expand your professional contacts and reach new clients.

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* Funded in part by a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
**Center for Women’s SC Women’s Business Center and the Institute for Leadership & Professional Excellence at Columbia College have a strategic alliance to support women business owners across the state and is funded, in part, by a SC Department of Commerce grant.

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