Charleston Local Development Corporation provides small business loans in Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester counties to qualifying businesses. Visit their website to find:
❑ criteria requirements for eligibility
❑ templates for business plans
❑ links to technical assistance partners
❑ a questionnaire and application
New borrowers should attend a 1-hour seminar on how to package a loan request. Seminars are held the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month. Check the website for the schedule and to RSVP.