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Mountain BizWorks


Mountain BizWorks is a US Treasury-certified non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI). For more than 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. The organization works to ensure its 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. Mountain BizWorks exclusively serves the 26 westernmost counties of North Carolina with offices in Asheville and Boone.