NCGrowth’s mission is to help businesses create good jobs and to help communities create sustainable and equitable opportunities for their people.
NCGrowth directly benefits communities in NC with the goal of completing about 30 projects a year in addition to creating and retaining over 100 jobs annually.
Aug 2 - Nearly $1 million grant from SunTrust Foundation to NCGrowth will help economically challenged communities in the Carolinas hire locally
A new web tool tells the story of small towns that have successfully stimulated private investment and job creation. Check it out and see how it can help you leverage your town's unique assets for economic development. http://homegrowntools.unc.edu/
NCGrowth is hosting our Spring Showcase on Friday, April 12 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Join us for informal presentations, kayaking, a tour of the newly renovated Rocky Mount Mills, a delicious lunch and MORE! RSVP ncgrowth@unc.edu
Abril 25, 6p-8p: CCCC Siler City Campus 230, Este taller lo ayudará a conocer los recursos disponibles para los pequeños negocios Latinos. habrá tacos de Tienda Lloma Bonita!!
 

Recent News & Media

Promoting Economic Development in Liberty NC

April 29, 2019

NCGrowth is partnering with the Town of Liberty to promote economic development and downtown revitalization.  Liberty is a town of about 3,000 people in Randolph County that used to be a well-known shopping center for the greater agricultural area until the 1980s. Since then, it has experienced a decline in commerce and a major slowdown […] More

Market Analysis for Proposed Lumbee Tribal Welcome Center

April 29, 2019

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is a community of over 55,000 members of Native-American ancestry primarily residing in Robeson, Hoke, Cumberland and Scotland counties. In Robeson County, the Lumbee Tribal government offers services to the community centered around affordable housing, financial assistance, employment opportunities, and specialty services for veterans, seniors, and youth. In an effort […] More

Sandbar Oyster Company

April 29, 2019

Background SANDBAR Oyster Company is a collaboration between UNC Marine Sciences Professor Niels Lindquist and NC commercial fisherman/oysterman David “Clammerhead” Cessna. The team developed Oyster Catcher, a patent-pending, biodegradable hardscape upon which immense numbers of native oysters attach and grow. Oyster Catcher’s primary application is to create nature-based shoreline protection called “living shorelines” and to […] More

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