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Click here for information on our Small Business Recovery Fund

Please click here to donate to the Small Business Recovery Fund.  100% of funds received will be used to provide grant funds to our most vulnerable small businesses that were physically affected by Hurricane Florence in an effort to get them back up and running.


Own a Business Impacted By Hurricane Florence? 

Here is some info that will be helpful:

Back2Biz Campaign: We will launch a full fledged campaign to celebrate with you as you reopen over the days and weeks ahead. When you open, please send your business name, address, phone, and hours of operation to This is for all businesses, not just our members. When our members reopen, we will come and do a YouTube video celebrating your resilience.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance: If you or your employees are not able to work due to the hurricane, you can apply for assistance. To do so, call 1-866-795-8877 or visit Claims must be filed by October 18, 2018.

Columbus Jobs Foundation: The Columbus Jobs Foundation has a low-interest revolving loan program. For information, please call Gary Lanier, 910-640-6608.
SBA: The Small Business Administration has a loan program. Information can be found at or call 1-800-659-2955.

Small Business Recovery Fund: The Chamber has established a fund to help our small businesses. We will be soliciting funding from corporations, foundations, and individuals. All contributions are tax deductible. The details, once available, will be sent out via our social media channels and the News Reporter.