Become a Partner

Get involved and help inspire thousands of local entrepreneurs and small businesses to create and do business

Inspire more creative projects

Our mission is to launch, grow, and accelerate local creative business. If your organization values creativity and entrepreneurialism in the community, consider aligning with CCE's efforts. As a CCE Partner, you'll be helping to establish creative businesses and keep them successful.


We help creative businesses take those first steps with tools and resources.


We assist creative businesses in finding strategic and predictable growth.


Resources can help you move faster. It can help you produce and hire more as well.


Teamwork makes the dream work


We build experts and leaders


Business. We teach you how to own it


We create chances for success


Get the tools you need to achieve

Building a Creative Ecosystem

Please help the Center for Creative Economy build NC’s creative economy, accelerate entrepreneurs, and create jobs.


Our Impact to date:

  • 40 Companies launched
  • 90%  Still thriving
  • $8.1 million  in revenue earned
  • $7.4 million in investments raised
  • 177 jobs created

View the full 2019-2020 Impact Report.

We invite you to join this amazing transformation and help more creative businesses find the tools they need to succeed. CCE provides high visibility to all contributors at events, and through its digital presence on the web and social media. CCE is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and contributions are tax deductible.


Your Partnership Helps:

  • Grow creative jobs – Meet the companies building the future.
  • Build entrepreneurial confidence – Your support helps CCE provide programs to keep creatives motivated and focused
  • Ignite your Creativity – Join us as a mentor and get first-hand experience with successful entrepreneurs.
  • Be in the Know

Working with creatives gives you an inside look at the ideas, prototypes, and companies getting traction and building the future.


Sponsorship and Donor Levels

  • $50,000 Investors
  • $25,000 Angels
  • $10,000 Catalysts
  • $ 5,000   Sparks
  • $ 2,500   Igniters
  • $ 1,000   Builder
  • $     500   Believer
  • $     250   Friend
  • $     100   Startup

$ Amount of your choice – Be Creative!

Mentor Moguls

Inviting charter members in 2020, Mentor Moguls offers events and educational opportunities to help you connect with fellow mentors and engage with the innovative entrepreneurs in our programs. This is the gift that keeps on giving!

  • $5,000 Spark Mogul
  • $2500 Igniter Mogul
  • $1,000 Builder Mogul 


Benefits of your sponsorship and donation include:

  • Invitations to Velocity Creative Accelerator VIP parties, Demo Night and reception
  • Name and logo in online and print materials, website, and signage at events
  • Exposure on CCE Social Media across all platforms
  • Tickets to Momentum events
  • Additional benefits customized to the level of support


For more information, contact Margaret Collins at

Partnership Signup

Select your partnership level and give us some details about you and your organization. A member of our staff will personally reach out to you to see how we can begin working together. Thank you and we look forward to speaking to you.

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Donation Total: $5,000.00

The Center for Creative Economy is made possible by our partners.

Our Partnerships
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Shuyi Mo
Lois & Rick Moss
Claire & Randle Tuttle
Paul Fulton, Jr.
David & Mary Mounts
Lucinda & Christopher Jones
James G. Hands Fund