North Carolina Small Business LoansRSS

Find North Carolina revolving loan programs made available through local economic development agencies, non-profits and City & State programs to grow small businesses. Just a few examples of the North Carolina small business loan programs on this site include:


Local Sources

  • The North Carolina Capital Access Program expands business finance options for businesses across the state. 
  • The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center offers loans from $500 to a maximum of $25,000. 
  • Self-Help provides small loans to start-up, newly established and growing North Carolina small businesses through the SBA Microloan Program. 
  • Mountain BizWorks will make loans for as little as $500 and as much as $100,000 for North Carolina businesses.
  • The Revolving Loan Fund provided by the Upper Coastal Plain Development Corporation offers small business loans in a five county region of North Carolina.
  • CDBG funds available for economic development loan and grant programs through the Southeast Industrial Devt Commission.
  • The Sequoyah Fund offers several loan products for businesses in selected North Carolina counties.
  • The Golden LEAF Aerospace/Defense Ventures Fund is designed for any NC company currently engaged in or interested in expanding into defense or aerospace related manufacturing or service businesses. 
  • The City of Wilmington has set aside Community Development Block Grant funds to provide loans for businesses in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Federal Sources The Small Business Administration (SBA) and USDA Rural Development also provide loan guarantee programs for North Carolina entrepreneurs who need additional assistance in qualifying for bank financing.