Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.
306 W. Harwood St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Farmer support, Agriculture, Local Food Systems
Kristen Aldrich
Asheville Angels

Asheville Angels

Asheville Angels is a member-based angel investor network, investing in startups and early-stage, high-growth companies across the Southeast USA.
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Funding Agency, Angel Investor Organization
Josh Dorfman
Charlotte Regional Partnership

Charlotte Regional Partnership

Charlotte Regional Partnership is a nonprofit organization comprised of 16 counties dedicated to the planned growth and prosperity of Charlotte region
550 S. Caldwell St., Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202
Economic Development, Regional Partnership
Steven Pearse
City of Kings Mountain

City of Kings Mountain

The City of Kings Mountain has a manager/council form of government. City Council is the policy making and legislative body of the city government.
101 W. Gold Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Marilyn Sellers
City of Kings Mountain

City of Shelby

Are you planning to open a business in Shelby? Great! The City of Shelby wants to help you prosper in your business ventures. Contact (704 484-6829).
300 S. Washington St.
Shelby, NC 28150
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

Cleveland Community College -Small Business Center

The Small Business Center at CCC provides workshops, seminars, counseling, information, and referral services for small business owners and operators in Cleveland County.
Le Grand Center, 1800 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28152
Community College, Small Business Center
Steve Padgett
City of Kings Mountain

Cleveland County Government

The Cleveland County Government serves the people of Cleveland County, North Carolina.
311 East Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
County Government
Jeff Richardson
Charlotte Regional Partnership

Cleveland County Small Business Investment Grant Program

The Small Business Grant requires a net increase in taxable value of at least $100,000 for the year following the year of application.
311 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
County Tax
Chris Green
Charlotte Regional Partnership

Kings Mountain -Main Street Program

Kings Mountain became recognized as a NC Main Street City in 2009. Our main streets are the places of shared memory where people still come together.
101 W Gold Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Main Street Program, Government Department, Non-Profit
Jan Harris
Charlotte Regional Partnership

Kings Mountain -Planning Department

The Planning Department administers and implements programs that involve land uses in the city or the extraterritorial land use jurisdiction area.
101 W Gold Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Planning and Economic Development Department, Government Department
Steve Killian
Charlotte Regional Partnership

NC DENR -Recycling Business Assistance Center

The NC DENR Recycling Business Assistance Center provides resources and information on recycling business development assistance.
610 East Center Ave., Suite 301, Mooresville, NC 28115
Marcia Allocco
Charlotte Regional Partnership

NC Department of Commerce

The NC Department of Commerce is the state's lead agency for economic, community & workforce development, providing support to launch & grow business.
301 North Wilmington StreetRaleigh, North Carolina 27601-1058
Secretary of Commerce John E. Skvarla, III
(919) 814-4600
Asheville Angels


NC IDEA serves as a catalyst for young, high-growth, technology companies. NC IDEA provides small grants to high-tech start up companies in NC.
201 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
NC Grant Program
Andrea Cook
Charlotte Regional Partnership

NCSU Industrial Extension Service

IES helps improve, promote, & connect industry to the world-class research of NC State in manufacturing, healthcare, & government service sectors.
1005 Capability Drive, Suite 200, Research III
Raleigh, NC 27606
NC State Industry Expansion Solutions
Phil Mintz
Charlotte Regional Partnership

Uptown Shelby Main Street Program

Uptown Shelby’s tree-lined streets invite locals and visitors alike to a variety of independent businesses and top-notch attractions.
211 South Trade Street
Shelby, NC 28150
Main Street Program, Government Department, Non-Profit
Audrey Whetton
(704) 484-3100