Business Resources

Contact information has been listed below for organizations that may be of benefit to you and your business. Please visit our "Helpful Phone Numbers" page for contact information on various community organizations that might also be of benefit.

 

Some of the information below has been obtained from the following organizations' websites.


BBB of Eastern North Carolina

5540 Munford Rd., Ste. 130, Raleigh, NC 27612-2655

919-277-4222 Phone

919-277-4221 Fax

info@raleigh.bbb.org

complaints@raleigh.bbb.org

business@raleigh.bbb.org


 

Central Carolina Community College

764 West Street, Pittsboro, NC  27312

919-542-6495    1-800-682-8353

502 W. Third Street, Siler City, NC  27344

919-742-2715

 

Mark Hall, College Provost

mhall188@cccc.edu

www.cccc.edu



Chatham Chamber of Commerce

531 East 3rd Street, Siler City, NC  27344

102 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC  27312

919-742-3333 PH | 984-265-9172 PH

919-742-1333 FX

 

Cindy Poindexter, President / CEO

Cindyp@ccucc.net

 

Cheryl Littleton, Administrative Assistant

cheryll@ccucc.net 

 

www.ccucc.net


 
Chatham Connecting

Serving Chatham County Area

 

Dianne Birch

info@chathamconnecting.org

 

Marianne Spence

marianna.spence@chathamconnecting.org

www.chathamnc.org

 

 

Chatham Connecting is an online resource designed to connect individuals in need, non-profit service agencies, and donors or volunteers in Chatham County, North Carolina. The website, www.chathamconnecting.org , lists services agencies, their programs, and their donation and volunteer needs. An Announcements Board lists current needs and events.

 

Visit www.chathamconnecting.org to search for services by category or by agency name, or to search for donation and volunteer needs and get connected in our community.



Chatham County

12 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-545-8300 P

919-542-8272 F

 

Dan LaMontagne, County Manager

dan.lamontagne@chathamcountync.gov 

 

www.chathamnc.org  

 


Chatham County Economic Development Corporation

964 East Street, Pittsboro, NC  27312

919-542-8274  

 

Chatham EDC Small Business Fund

 

Michael Smith, President

919-542-8278

michael.smith@chathamcountync.gov


Sam Rauf, Project Manager

919-548-2301

sam.rauf@chathamcountync.gov 

 

Ann Fitts, Communication Specialist

Direct: 919-542-8275

ann.fitts@chathamcountync.gov 

 

www.chathamedc.org 


Chatham County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency for Chatham County. The EDC is a 501(c)3 economic development non-profit that provides support to businesses with relocation and expansion plans and markets Chatham County as the preferred location for emerging growth companies.

 


 

Chatham County NC Cooperative Extension

45 South Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-542-8202 P

919-542-8246 F

 

Ginger Cunningham, Director
ginger.cunningham@chathamnc.org

 

http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/


Cooperative Extension is a part of a nationwide educational system which involves the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state land-grant university system and county government.  Extension programs often enhance the work of other government and nonprofit agencies which join together to improve the quality of life for county residents.  North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides a broad range of educational programs that are of benefit to farmers, rural and urban residents, community leaders, homemakers, parents and youth.



Chatham County Planning Department

12 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-545-8204 P

919-542-8272 F

 

Jason Sullivan, Planning Director

jason.sullivan@chathamcountync.gov

 

www.chathamcountync.gov



Chatham County Small Business Center

CCCC Campus, Building 1, Room 209

764 West Street, Pittsboro, 27312

(919) 545-8013   

 

Phillip Pappas, Small Business Center Coordinator

ppapp612@cccc.edu

 

www.chathamsbc.com

 

Free business counseling and training

Excellent resource for those interested in starting a business or already in business



Employment Security Commission

1909 Lee Avenue, Sanford, NC  27330

919-775-2241

esc.jobs.sanford@ncesc.gov 

 

 

NC Works Career Center - Chatham County

919-545-8054 

 

Malinda Marsh, Director

mmars452@cccc.edu


www.cccc.edu/careercenter/

 


 

North Carolina Department of Commerce

301 North Wilmington Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-1058

919-807-4280

800-228-8443

info@nccommerce.com

http://www.nccommerce.com/

 

The N.C. Department of Commerce is the state's leading economic-development agency, working with local, regional, national and international companies. The department’s mission is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians. The mission is carried out by serving existing business and industry, including providing international trade assistance; recruiting new jobs and domestic and foreign investment; encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation; marketing North Carolina and its brand; supporting workforce development; strengthening communities; and promoting tourism, film and sports development. The Department also provides data, statistics, information and reports for state government and agencies, which regulate commerce in the state.


Pittsboro Business Association

P.O. Box 107, Pittsboro NC 27312

downtown.pittsboro@gmail.com

www.shoppittsboro.com

 

Membership organization dedicated to supporting the businesses in Pittsboro through promotions, beautification and advertising organizations.



Pittsboro Planning Department

Town Hall, 635 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312

919-533-5480

 

Theresa Thompson, Planning Director

919-542-2063

tthompson@pittsboronc.gov

 

https://pittsboronc.gov/203/Planning



Research Triangle Regional Partnership

RDU International Airport, NC 27623-0756
1000 Trade Dr., Suite 124
919-840-7372
rtrp@researchtriangle.org

www.researchtriangle.org

 

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) is a business-driven, public-private partnership dedicated to keeping the 13-county Research Triangle Region economically competitive through business, government and educational collaboration.

 

RTRP comprises economic development agencies across the region, who work with the N.C. Department of Commerce and a wide range of partners to market the 13-county region for new investment and direct strategic efforts to ensure the region remains economically competitive.



SCORE
103 West Main Street, Durham, NC  27701

919-240-7765

https://chapelhilldurham.score.org/


SCORE is a non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner of the SBA. SCORE Chapel Hill is one of 389 chapters nationwide. Both working and retired executive and business owners donate time and expertise as business counselors.

 

 

Siler City Merchant's Association

208 E. Raleigh Street  Siler City, NC  27344

 

Angelynn Fox- Co-president of SCMA

afox@silercitypharmacy.com


Sue Szary- Co-president of SCMA 

sales@twinbirchproducts.com

A group or retail businesses in and around Siler City working together to build the best business climate possible.


Siler City Planning Department

311 N. Second Avenue, Siler City, NC

919-742-2323

 

Jack Meadows, Town Planner

jack.meadows@embarqmail.com

 

www.silercity.org

 


Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

5 West Hargett Street, Suite 600, Raleigh, NC  27601-1348

919-715-7272    800-258-0862

www.sbtdc.org

 

Helping North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984.  Most SBTDC services are free of charge.  SBTDC specialists provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses throughout North Carolina.