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Easy capital so your business can flourish

Are you an entrepreneur looking to grow your business? Does your business need a facelift, curb appeal or new equipment?


Due to a surge of interest in the Meck Lending program, new applications to this program are paused as of May 11, 2023. Our team will continue to process applications currently in the pipeline, but new applications to this specific product will not be accepted. We encourage businesses seeking capital to connect with our Business Solutions team to explore our other loan products. 

Meck Lending


Meck Lending is a Mecklenburg County loan program offering favorable business loans and free assistance to help small business owners grow their business.

View and download the Meck Lending Brochure


Due to a surge in interest in the program, new Meck Lending applications are currently paused. Stay tuned to this page for more updates on the lending program.


Thank you to our partners in Mecklenburg County for their support and enthusiasm around this program! 

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Sweet Success: DeAnna Allen and the Brown Sugar Collab

“My motivation is seeing other women like myself grow,” Allen said. “I’ve seen some of these vendors grow and evolve. It makes me feel good because it makes me feel like even once I’m gone that I’ve made a mark in history by doing something like this.”

Qualification Requirements

Small businesses may qualify for the program if they meet the following conditions:

  • Business premises are physically located in Mecklenburg County.

  • Business has 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees.

  • Have annual sales less than $2M


If you think you may qualify for this program, please review the documentation requirements on the right side of the page.


Submission of incomplete documents could delay the processing of your request.


Each individual with 20% or more ownership will be asked to provide:

  • 2-3 Years of Personal Tax Returns

  • Personal Financial Statement

  • Copy of Driver’s License (front and back)

Business Documentation

Applicants will be asked to provide the following business documents:

  • 2-3 Years of Business Tax Returns

  • Year-to-date Profit & Loss Statement

  • Year-to-date Balance Sheet

  • Current Business Bank Statement

  • Lease Agreement/Mortgage Statement

  • 1 Year of Cash Flow Projections Worksheet

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Contact us via email with any questions you may have.


As of May 11, 2023, new applications for the Meck Lending program are paused. Our team will continue to process applications currently in the pipeline, but new inquiries to the Meck Lending program will not be accepted. 

We encourage interested small businesses to contact the Business Solutions team to explore our other financing options. 


Stay tuned to this page for further updates on the program.  

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