Do you dream of running your own business or want to get your current one up and running? The Small Business Center (SBC) at Craven CC provides resources to support entrepreneurs like you.

Our goal is to increase the success rate of startups and the number of viable small businesses in Eastern North Carolina by providing high-quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing business owners. We offer confidential business counseling services, resource libraries, training, and workshops—all at little or no cost.

The SBC is part of the Small Business Center Network (SBCN) and is among 58 centers located at community colleges throughout North Carolina. The SBCN is part of the North Carolina Community College System.

Featured Resources


Designed to prepare aspiring entrepreneurs for business ownership and to help current business owners sharpen their focus.

Register for a workshop


Informal discussion group of local small business owners that serves as an information and support resource. The group usually meets twice a month.

Register for a roundtable


Confidential, one-on-one, personalized advising to help you address small business challenges and opportunities.

Register for counseling services

Contact Information

Small Business Center
205 First Street
New Bern, NC 28562

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