Leveraging Federal Resources to Grow Rural Small Business in Western North Carolina

Organization:
Mountain BizWorks, Inc.
Amount:
$145,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Buncombe
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to match funds from the SBA Women’s Business Center Program to allow Mountain BizWorks to provide its Foundations Business Planning Course, its Growth through Objectives one-on-one business consulting program, and its small business lending program to rural entrepreneurs in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain, and Transylvania Counties in western North Carolina. This project is expected to create 200 jobs, sustain 250 existing jobs, create 50 businesses, and sustain 75 businesses during the grant period.

Contact:
Mr. Greg Walker-Wilson 153 South Lexington Avenue Asheville, North Carolina 28804 (828) 253-2834
Areas Served:
Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Polk, Swain, Transylvania

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