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WHEN SMALL

BUSINESSES

SUCCEED

EVERYONE BENEFITS.

Careers

Passionate about small business and community economic development? Explore our employment opportunities.

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Western Women's Business Center

The mission of the Western Women’s Business Center is to provide capital, high quality technical assistance, and programs that reduce barriers and serve as a catalyst to the success of women entrepreneurs in Western North Carolina.

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WE ARE
DREAMCATCHERS

Carolina Small Business Development Fund creates economic opportunities across North Carolina.
We support communities by helping entrepreneurs build the businesses of their dreams.

Give Today

We're passionate about helping others realize their dreams. But its only possible with your support.

Stay Informed

Your source for news, analysis, and small business tips.

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COVID-19 Funds & Resources

Learn about our programs and initiatives to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Research

Program

Our work is shaped by evidence-based and apolitical research highlighting why small businesses are the foundation of economic development.

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Programa Empresarial Latino

Nuestra misión es proporcionar servicios de préstamos, asistencia técnica y herramientas de gestión empresarial a los empresarios hispanos y la comunidad latina en Carolina del Norte; en especial a aquellos que están social o económicamente en desventaja o desatendidos.

Data Transparency

Carolina Small Business values openness about how we measure our impacts. We publish how we define outcomes to demonstrate our commitment to accountability.

Learn Online

We have a list of resources in one place so that you can find what you need, from business plans to financial templates, to information on interactive courses.

$71M

Total investment 

in the region

1,084

Total loans for new

& existing businesses

4,681

Total full-time jobs created & retained

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