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Map of the United States with highlights on the following served areas: North Carolina
Areas Served
North Carolina* (Western NC only)
Office Locations 153 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
Contact Email [email protected]

Mountain BizWorks is a U.S. Treasury certified non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI). For over 30 years, Mountain BizWorks has been making business loans ranging from $1,000 to $500,000 to small businesses in Western North Carolina who may find it difficult to secure funding from banks and other traditional sources. What makes Mountain BizWorks unique is that all loan decisions and relationships are managed locally, and we work to ensure our clients’ success by offering highly customized, peer-to-peer business coaching by an extensive network of local, successful business owners. This innovative blend of lending and learning helps entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, grow strategically, and create jobs.

Lending Focus

Small business startup, growth, and succession funding with a focus on low-income, BIPOC, rural, and woman-owned businesses in the 26 western-most counties of North Carolina.

Loans At A Glance

Loan Amounts Provided

$1,000 – $500,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Operate within the Mountain BizWorks footprint

Loan Types

Microloans, SBA Community Advantage, Commercial Real Estate, Rapid Funding, M&A