Community Agencies

Access Center for Equity + Success

ACCESS Center for Equity + Success helps minority- and woman-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) thrive equitably by providing access to resources, technical support, contract opportunities, and financing.

Forsyth Tech Community College Small Business Center

The Small Business Center of Forsyth Tech offers year-round seminars and classes on how to open a new business. 

Winston-Salem Urban League

The Winston-Salem Urban League empowers and advocates for African Americans and other disenfranchised communities, and promotes socioeconomic progress and parity through education, training and civic engagement.

Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas

The HCAC is dedicated to promoting long-term success, economic growth, and expansion of its member’s careers and businesses. We are committed to providing educational and business development resources to help them reach their potential in the construction area.

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (CVMSDC), Inc.

CVMSDC is a nonprofit corporation chartered to enhance business opportunities for minority-owned companies by providing support through developing mutually beneficial networking opportunities with corporate members, and promoting minority business development. 

North Carolina M/WBE Coordinators’ Network

The members of the NC M/WBE Coordinators’ Network have been committed to ensuring that all segments of the community have an equitable opportunity to participate in professional service contracts, procurement contracts, and construction projects in both public and private sectors.

Winston Salem Black Chamber of Commerce

The Winston Salem Black Chamber of Commerce provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support Black businesses in their efforts to develop and grow Black enterprises.

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

With Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., you can get help with business development, advocacy, networking, talent recruitment, marketing, and more.