Issues Advocacy

2020 Successes

2020 Successes Federal and State COVID stimulus programs The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce promoted PPP loan opportunity to the state’s small businesses.  We successfully advocated for $40 million in state small business grants using CARES Act funds to South Carolina. Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling We continued…

2021 Issues

The Advocate of South Carolina Small Business  2021 Issues The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) 2021 policy agenda includes both state and national issues.  The SCSBCC President and CEO, Frank Knapp, provides leadership to national business organizations as Co-chair of Small Business for America’s Future (SBAF) and…

Issue Advocacy INDEX

Since 2000 the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has been successfully advocating for state and federal policies in the best interest of small businesses. Below is a review of past and current major issues.  Click on the heading to learn more about the issue. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Affordable Health Insurance…

Access to Capital

Access to capital is essential for entrepreneurs and small businesses.  The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, University of South Carolina faculty and USC students are in the process of building an “Access to Capital” website that will provide comprehensive information for entrepreneurs and small business owners to explore…