Financing Assistance

Specialized financial knowledge, including business credit, finance analysis, loan packaging procedures, negotiations, and deal structuring techniques.

SBTDC counselors are highly trained to help small to medium-sized businesses secure capital to sustain growth. Our counselors across the state have completed the National Development Council’s (NDC) rigorous Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification Program.

We have access to a robust set of tools and resources to serve businesses seeking capital, including ProfitCents analysis, IBIS Reports, customized market research and management assessments.

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Keep In Mind

The SBTDC does not administer loans, grants, or investment capital, but we can help you identify sources and increase the quality of our applications and proposals

Value to Lenders

Customers gain access to assistance from qualified financial professionals, lenders receive improved financial information for analysis and follow-up, and business owners are better informed and prepared to manage growth.

Financing Resources

Capital Opportunities Guide

The SBTDC’s Capital Opportunities for Small Businesses Guide provides information about financial resources available to small businesses in North Carolina. Topics include:

  • Overview of Financing Sources
  • Financial Institutions
  • Federal Government Sources
  • State Government Sources
  • Equity Capital Sources
  • Private, Not-for-Profit, and Local Programs
  • Financial Assistance Services

View The Guide

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