federal contracting

Letter to the editor: Campaign calls for increasing federal contracting goals for small businesses

Sumter Daily Item July 30, 2021 I want to thank Sen. Graham for his request of federal dollars for important construction projects at South Carolina’s military bases. Not only will these funds address critical needs at our in-state military bases, they also offer an opportunity for our small businesses to…

Let’s ensure that small businesses benefit from Senator Graham’s $230 million base-funding request

  Press Statement July 28, 2021 Contact: Elayne Brunson elayneb.sumterblackchamber@gmail.com (803) 406-6377 cell Below is a statement of Elayne Brunson, COO and Co-founder of the Sumter Black Chamber of Commerce, regarding this week’s announcement of Senator Lindsey Graham requesting $230 million in federal money for military base construction in South…

Disadvantaged small businesses to get more opportunity in federal contracting

Press Release Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Addresses 40-year low in new business startups and wealth gap Columbia, SC, June 14, 2021—Recently the Biden-Harris Administration committed to a 50% increase in federal contracts by 2026 for disadvantaged small businesses.  Black, Latino, Asian, Indigenous, and other minority small business owners to…