- July 29, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
The NC Rural Center’s Small Business Coalition is actively recruiting entrepreneurs, small business owners, advocates, and resource providers from communities across the state. This coalition, created out of an initiative from the Center’s Small Business Policy Task Force, is building a strong coalition to back policies and programs geared at supporting the state’s vital small business community. With 272 members, representing 70 North Carolina counties, signed on to the Coalition, the network is already seeing strong interest.
“Collaboration is crucial to build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem across North Carolina that will foster job creation in rural, urban, and suburban areas alike,” said Jose Alvarez, vice president of Prospera North Carolina and a member of the Task Force. “Getting involved with the Rural Center and serving on the Small Business Coalition has been productive and focused on using…