NCGrowth - Client Application

Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program (E-TAP)
E-TAP helps business clients in a range of industries from tourism to manufacturing by identifying MBA student analysts, staff, and technical experts to work on projects for our clients. Clients are selected to participate based on a desire to grow, location in economically distressed region, market opportunity, and other criteria. There is currently no cost for clients based in any of the following 18 counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Edgecombe, Duplin, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pitt, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson.

Economic Development Planning & Research
NCGrowth leverages relationships with community partners, universities, and technical experts to support strategic economic development planning. We also conduct research and analysis on economic trends like alternative energy, incentive policies, and local food systems.


NCGrowth measures success by job creation in the communities we serve. Please tell us below how your project will contribute to creating jobs in your area