NCGrowth’s mission is to help businesses create good jobs and to help communities create sustainable and equitable opportunities for their people.
NCGrowth directly benefits communities in NC with the goal of completing about 30 projects a year in addition to creating and retaining over 100 jobs annually.
Aug 2 - Nearly $1 million grant from SunTrust Foundation to NCGrowth will help economically challenged communities in the Carolinas hire locally
A new web tool tells the story of small towns that have successfully stimulated private investment and job creation. Check it out and see how it can help you leverage your town's unique assets for economic development.
Apply by February 20th to join the dynamic NCGrowth team as we work to help communities and businesses across North Carolina and in the North Charleston area!

Recent News & Media

New Analyst Introductions

February 21, 2019

NCGrowth is excited to announce 15 new analysts with a wide range of skills and professional experiences. These analysts will work with NCGrowth staff, university faculty, and community and business leaders on projects such as: Assisting a rural county with the development of a small business incubator Tribal business development Connecting small farmers with institutional […] More

NCGrowth Partners with CPNI to Conduct Built Asset Assistance Workshops

February 21, 2019

The Construction Professional Network Institute (CPNI) and NCGrowth held two Built Asset Assistance Workshops in the fall of 2018, in Robbins and Murfreesboro, NC. These workshops provide coaching to small towns in North Carolina on how to leverage built assets for economic development. CPNI assembles a volunteer team of construction industry professionals with a wide […] More

Economic Impact of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke

February 21, 2019

NCGrowth partnered with UNCP’s Center for Business and Economic Research to conduct an economic impact analysis of the University’s operations on its nine-county service region.  The analysis considered the University’s operational spending, construction, student and visitor spending in the area, and the contributions of alumni. Founded in 1887 as the Croatan Normal School to educate […] More