Bringing Back the Burg

Bringing Back the 'Burg is Spartanburg's COVID-19 recovery effort. The initiative includes a Business Recovery Task Force, Guidebook, Commitment, Small Business Fund and marketing campaigns. Our work focuses on providing resources to help businesses navigate a changing world, and bringing back the 'Burg as the vibrant, strong community we've come to know and love. 


We're asking Spartanburg's businesses to commit to combating COVID-19, together.

Screen Team Members: Monitoring employee health before each shift
Wear Masks: All staff will wear face coverings when social distancing is not possible
Hand Safety: Hand sanitizers and wash stations are available
Clean Environment: Cleaning thoroughly between guests 
Provide Space: Following social distancing and capacity guidelines

Make Your Commitment
See Who Has Committed 


We want to ensure you have easy access to resources That keep Spartanburg safe.

Drawing from many trusted resources, this guidebook is designed to start conversations and prompt considerations for doing business during COVID-19.

Get the Guidebook




WE're backing spartanburg's small businesses

The Bringing Back the 'Burg Small Business Fund is designed to financially assist qualifying small businesses through low interest and forgivable loans.

Apply to the Fund
Donate to the Fund



We believe in bringing conversations to the community

We are streaming conversations with key leaders so you have access to inside knowledge.

Economic Development
K12 Education
Hospitality & Tourism
Talent Attraction Efforts
Diversity and Economic Inclusion
Spartanburg's Nonprofits
Tune in Weekly 


We represent spartanburg's comeback

Our efforts are led by a Business Recovery Task Force representative of Spartanburg's diverse business interests.

Meet the Task Force
Goals and Updates
Track the Benchmarks
Contact the Task Force

Nonprofit Assistance: SPCF Disaster Relief Fund
Individual Assistance: United Way United for All Fund



WE Know masks make a difference

In partnership with Chapman Cultural Center, the Mask Challenge is a public art campaign to raise awareness of the importance of wearing a mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Learn about the Mask Challenge
Sign up to place a temporary mask on a piece of public art
Submit a proposal to create a new piece of public art 







What Our Members are Saying

Chamber Visionary Investors

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