Welcome to The Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce Step Up Program!

We are thrilled to introduce our newest initiative, the Step Up Program, designed exclusively for local business owners like you. Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Are you eager to gain valuable insights and skills that will drive success and growth in your entrepreneurial journey? If so, this program is tailor-made for you!

What Is The Step Up Program?

The Step Up Program is a transformative 12-month hybrid series and technical assistance program that aims to empower and equip business owners from the Greater Augusta community and CSRA with the essential tools and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive business landscape. We believe in nurturing entrepreneurship and fostering economic empowerment within our community, and this program serves as a catalyst for achieving those goals.

What Does The Program Offer?

The Step Up Program comprises a comprehensive series of engaging sessions that cover a wide range of business topics. We’ve curated a syllabus that addresses critical aspects of entrepreneurship, providing you with a solid foundation to build upon. Some of the sessions included in the program are Finance 101, Business planning, Business Automation, and more:

Spring Step Up Resource Fair | Saturday, April 20, 2024

Don’t miss this event. Featuring all of the resources you need to STEP UP your business!

Check Out Our Upcoming Sessions!

Thursday, July 11, 2024
6:00 PM
"Grant Writing"

New business owners in Augusta, GA, and surrounding areas, are you ready to secure funding for your entrepreneurial endeavors? Join us for an essential session as part of the Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce's STEP Up program, focusing on Grant Writing.

In this informative workshop, you'll gain valuable insights into the art of writing compelling grant proposals, an essential skill for accessing financial support. Whether you're launching a new venture or expanding your existing business, understanding grant writing can open doors to significant funding opportunities.

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your funding prospects and accelerate your business growth with the Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce STEP Up program. Register now and take the first step towards unlocking vital financial resources for your entrepreneurial journey.

Thursday, July 25, 2024
6:00 PM
"HR Training"

Are you a new business owner in Augusta, GA, or nearby areas looking to build and manage a high-performing team? Join us for an insightful session as part of the Greater Augusta Black Chamber of Commerce's STEP Up program, focusing on HR Training..

In this essential workshop, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage human resources, from recruitment to employee retention. Whether you're hiring your first employee or expanding your team, understanding HR best practices is crucial for creating a positive and productive work environment.

Led by experienced HR professionals, this session will provide practical guidance, real-world examples, and actionable insights to help you navigate the complexities of human resource management with confidence.

Sign Up for our 1-on-1 Technical Assistance Sessions

This is your opportunity to schedule a 1-on-1 session with our experts and technical support team!

The Step Up Program is powered by Senator Ossoff & Senator Warnock.

Thank You, Senators!

Step-Up Program is powered by Senator Ossoff and Senator Warnock
Step-Up Program is powered by Senator Ossoff and Senator Warnock