We invite you to get involved in this work to transform lives and communities through entrepreneurship. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, an experienced business owner and mentor or an interested supporter – we welcome you into the Good Enterprises “village.”

Good Enterprises offers three program areas to help aspiring entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses:

Community Business Academy
Business Acceleration Services (Available to CBA graduates)
Credit to Capital (Available to CBA graduates)

Learn how to start or grow a successful business

For those interested in attending a Community Business Academy, there are three easy steps to get started:

1) Fill out the inquiry form
2) Attend a free information session (select your date after completing the inquiry form)
3) Complete the application that is shared after attending an information session

Upcoming Free Information Session Dates:

The Spring 2020 Community Business Academy will begin in February. In order to apply, entrepreneurs must first complete the interest form. Upon completion, you will be invited to select one of the following information sessions to attend:

– October 24th, 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Dean’s Building, 2021 Reynolds Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
– November 14th, 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Local Works, 1630 Meeting Street Rd., 2nd Building, Charleston, SC 29405
– December 12th, 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Local Works, 1630 Meeting Street Rd., 2nd Building, Charleston, SC 29405

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Good Enterprises Program Director, Raquel Padgett: raquel@lowcountrylocalfirst.org / 843-212-6298