Are you seeking to Start a New Business or Organization? Click here for All of your startup resources plus $10,000 to get started.
WHO CAN REGISTER
(New or Existing)
Small Businesses, Nonprofits, Churches, Performing Artists, Sports teams, Teachers.
You must be able to show your services and products are needed in the community and does not cause harm or destruction to individuals or the community.
See list of items below that are required to start.
The Business Incubators will walk you through the process to ensure you receive your funding.
HOW TO QUALIFY FOR FUNDS
Your Registration Fees: Free, $100, $300 and $500
Fees are based-on the services you need below to qualify for funding.
If you do not need any of the services below, you can register for free. There are programs to help with your registration fees. Most classes and teams will be waived.
You Must have items below completed and available at the time of registration (make appointment for assistance).
The Network will not invest funds into “provable” failing situations.
Your Registration Fee will cover the cost of any of the services you need to position your business for success and qualify for the funding. The Business Centers will work through all situations to help you. No situation is too big or too small!
QUALIFICATIONS CHECK-OFF LIST
YOU MUST HAVE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING COMPLETED BEFORE YOUR FUNDS ARE RELEASED.
The Carolina Business Centers & Incubators will assist you with any of the items below that you do not have so that you will qualify for the funding (Download and Print Packet Here)
Your Registration Fees will Pay for Any or ALL of the Services below to so that You will qualify for the funding. See the services you need and pay the appropriate fee to get started. For in-person sessions, You will use the center that is closest to your home, business or workplace.
Several programs available for young adults and small community organizations to help pay your registration fees.
I do not need any of the services below to qualify for the funding.
I need up to Three of the services below to qualify for the funding.
I need More than Three of the services below to qualify for the funding or I am a new startup.
Qualifications Check List
__Budget (Realistic) – The Amount you receive each month is based-on your budget
__Previous Tax statements (If unavailable, we will work with you through this process)
__Daily Action Plan (Clear Goals, Vision, Mission & Purpose)
__Business Plan (up-to-date and realistic)
__legal business setup (All necessary license, tax id’s, & permits etc.)
__If Nonprofit (Articles, bylaws, board, tax exempt, 501c3, Grant App etc.)
__Workspace/Office Space/ Operations facility
__Branding: Logo, Business cards, Brochures, Stationary, Promotional materials
__Website (Effective, Accept payments, Connected to social media & User-friendly).
__Business Phone Number & Address
__Business Email Accounts
__Social Media (fb, linked-in, twitter, snap chat etc. and all that are relevant to your products, services and audience).
__Resumes and Bios on all owners/leaders
__Associations & Networks (chambers of commerce & Industry associations etc.)
__Business-Service Partners: (Industry Consultant, Banker, Insurance, Attorney, Bookkeeper, Media Rep, Auto dealer).
__list of Industry Specific Vendors & Suppliers (needed to run your business or organization: Online & local).
HOW FUNDS MUST BE USED:
All monies each month, must be used for your daily operations: vehicles, bills, lease/mortgage, media, insurance, payroll, equipment, supplies or debt etc.. $5,000 must be used with specific corporations that are funding this project.
1.You must use one of the local participating banks and the media outlets.
2.You must use the IPA Mobile App and PC financial platforms (debit card & website) to pay your bills and purchase your supplies and equipment.
3.You must participate in one of the Network Events (see below).
4.You must Join the B2B Network and use the media centers & Incubators.
“FOLLOW THE MONEY” is apart of the funding process!
This webpage allows you to see who is saying what and what negotiations are in process. The site documents who’s giving the money, who’s getting the money and when!
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Phase-One Serving Horry County, South Carolina.
Are you listed?
Click here to see the Partial Listing of local leaders operating public small businesses, churches or organizations that will qualify for the funding.
THE NETWORK WILL NOT FUND THE FOLLOWING:
However the network will assist business owners to revamp or change their services or products to serve a broader base.
The Network Reserves the right to refuse service to any business or organization that our Network deems destructive to the individual person, environment or community.
The Network’s standards and value-system is taken from the Holy Bible and God’s Commandments. The B2B Network does not operate by religious or society’s standards, beliefs and practices.
The B2B Network will use the guides and standards of the local Chambers of Commerce, SBA and Better Business Bureaus etc.
WILL NOT FUND OR SERVICE THE FOLLOWING:
2.Night Clubs & Bars
3.Tobacco & Cigar (only stores)
5.Pornography or sex related entertainment, products or services
6.Counseling Services that counsels against the Holy Bible.
7.Any organizations, materials that teach or market specifically against the Holy Bible Teachings.
8.Predatory lending and financial institutions
9.Weapons, guns, knives etc. (only stores or services)
10.Gambling, Lotteries or Casinos
11.Clothing and images deemed inappropriate and offensive.
12.Entertainment, Productions, Shows, Concerts, Music etc. that promotes, glorifies and encourages self and community destruction and or destructive behaviors.