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“Pinky” Cole Hayes Delivers Savannah State University’s Commencement Address, Gifts Graduates an $8.75 MILLION “ENTREPRENEURIAL STARTER PACK”

By Brianna Bella | May 14, 2024

Find all the latest news stories HERE. NEWS PROVIDED BY SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY May 3, 2024 PINKY COLE HAYES GIVES 2024 SAVANNAH STATE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH AND GIFTS GRADUATES AN $8.75…

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A Letter from The Creative Coast’s Executive Director, Nick Palumbo

By Brianna Bella | May 7, 2024

Hey there Creative Coasters, It is an absolute honor to join you as the new Executive Director… I mean – Grand Poobah – of the Creative Coast. As a longtime…

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Georgia Tech Announces 10th International Internet Conference Exploring Logistics, Supply Chains and Freight Transportation – Savannah, GA May 29-31

By Brianna Bella | May 2, 2024

Read all of our latest news stories HERE. NEWS PROVIDED BY THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY  SAVANNAH, GA – APRIL 1, 2024 – The Georgia Institute of Technology announces the 10th…

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City, Partners Announce New Business Accelerator: Launch Savannah

By Brianna Bella | April 30, 2024

NEWS PROVIDED BY THE CITY OF SAVANNAH SAVANNAH – The City of Savannah, in partnership with The Creative Coast and the Small Business Assistance Corporation, announced a new business accelerator program…

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Verizon’s $10,000 Small Business Digital Ready Grants Are Back!

By Brianna Bella | April 30, 2024

Read about more funding opportunities HERE. Verizon, in partnership with LISC, awards small businesses $10,000 grants throughout the year. Verizon aims to support 1 million small businesses by 2030 and has…

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Progressive Partners with Hello Alice to offer $50k Grant for Small Businesses

By Brianna Bella | April 30, 2024

Read about more funding opportunities HERE. Applications are now being accepted for the Progressive Driving Small Business Forward grant program in partnership with Hello Alice! This initiative devotes $1 million to…

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Nick Palumbo Announced as Creative Coast Executive Director

By The Creative Coast | April 25, 2024

​​Nick Palumbo, a dynamic community leader and advocate for the creative economy, has been selected as the new Executive Director of The Creative Coast.

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2024 Mayor’s Small Business Conference and Small Business Week Events

By Brianna Bella | April 19, 2024

Stay up to date on the latest news stories HERE.  This year, the Mayor’s Small Business Conference (MSBC) will be integrated into an expanded Savannah Small Business Week! It begins with…

WomensNet Offers Monthly $10,000 Amber Grant

By Brianna Bella | April 19, 2024

Read about more funding opportunities HERE. In 1998, WomensNet established the “Amber Grant” to commemorate the life of Amber Wigdahl, a remarkable young woman who tragically passed away at the…

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SBDC Announces Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor Class on May 7th

By Brianna Bella | April 19, 2024

Read all of our latest news stories HERE.  News provided by The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Savannah (Savannah, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development…