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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Asheboro
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Asheville
Asheville SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Asheville
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Boone
Appalachian State University-Northwestern Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Boone
Region D Development Corp, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Boone
W.A.M.Y. Community Action
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Dr. James Jordan Micro-Loan Contact:...View details

Burlington
Alamance Community College Small Business Center
The Small Business Center offers free and low-cost workshops and classes to help people start or expand a small business. It provides free confidential counseling services, an up-to-date resource...View details

Chapel Hill
Central Carolina Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Chapel Hill
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Charlotte
Business Expansion Funding Corp.
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Charlotte
Centralina Development Corp, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Charlotte
Institute for Entrepreneurship
Offers expanded educational opportunities for small business owners and resources to support entrepreneurship as a career option. From the "how-to" tactical skills, such as accounting...View details

Charlotte
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Charlotte
Small Business Administration (SBA) North Carolina District Office
Works to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation....View details

Charlotte
Southern Piedmont SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Cherokee
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Business Information Center
Gives you the preliminary information and advice you are looking for, and provides you with on-site counseling, access to training, the SBA's national electronic bulletin board (SBA online),...View details

Cullowhee
Western Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Durham
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Elizabeth City
Northeastern Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Fayetteveille
Women's Business Center of Fayetteveille
The Women's Business Center is a vital part of economic growth for small business oweners in the community. The center offers free one-on-one consulting, informative business workshops, and mentoring...View details

Greensboro
Northeast Piedmont SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Greensboro
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Greenville
Eastern Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Hendersonville
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Hickory
Hickory SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Hickory
Region E Development Corp (REDC)
Region E Development Corporation (REDC) is designated by the United States Small Business Administration as a Certified Development Corporation, serving the entire State of North Carolina. Using...View details

High Point
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Kill Devil Hills
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Morehead City
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

New Bern
Neuse River Development Authority, Inc
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Executive Director: Donald T. Stewart...View details

New Bern
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Pembroke
SPembroke SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Raleigh
Capital Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Raleigh
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Rocky Mount
Rocky Mount SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Rocky Mount
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Ruther-
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Region C Development Corp, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Southern Pines
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Washington
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Waynesville
Smokey Mountain Development Corp
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Weaverville
Asheville-Buncombe Development Corp
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Wilmington
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Wilmington
Southeastern Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Wilmington
Wilmington Industrial Develoment, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Winston-Salem
Northern Piedmont Region SBTDC
The SBTDC's primary focus is providing management counseling to established firms, high-growth companies, and later-stage start-up businesses. SBTDC counselors work with clients to develop a...View details

Winston-Salem
Northwest Piedmont Council of Governments
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Self-Help Ventures Fund
Provides loans from $1,000 to several million. Serves small to medium-sized businesses and nonprofits. Partners with US SBA to offer some loan programs....View details

Statewide
Small Business Administration(SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Statewide
Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP)
The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans...View details

Nationwide
Foundation for the Advancement of Marketing Excellence in Entrepreneurs ( FAMEE)
FAMEE is a nonprofit organization that offers online marketing courses tailored to the interests and needs of small and medium sized businesses. Access to online courses, support materials and...View details

Nationwide
SBDCGlobal.com
SBDCGlobal.com is a free, multicultural, web-based trade platform that links the advisors and small business clients of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in the United States,...View details

Nationwide
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE offers free, confidential small business advice for anyone looking to start, grow and succeed in business. With a national volunteer network of over 13,000 business mentors and 350 chapters,...View details

Nationwide
Veterans Virtual Incubator (VetBizGo)
VetBizGO is a resource and referral community tailored to supporting Veterans in Business. Content promotes awareness, access and use of thousands of no and low-cost federal, regional and local...View details

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