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The SBA North Carolina District and two satellite offices are responsible for the delivery of SBA programs in the state.
SBA North Carolina District - Charlotte
6302 Fairview Road, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210
SBA Triangle North Carolina Office – Raleigh
Patrick Rodriguez, SBA Senior Area Manager
Wake Tech Community College
Northern Wake Campus
6600 Louisburg Road
Bldg. D, Rm. 357
Raleigh, NC 27616-6328
SBA Wilmington and Southeastern
North Carolina Office – Wilmington
UNCW Center for Innovation and
803 College Road
SBA – Suite 144
Wilmington, NC 28403
Don Spry, SBA Senior Area Manager
Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following describes briefly all the services and information available through this office:
Through SBA’s 504 Fixed Asset Financing Program small businesses can obtain capital for buildings, land, machinery and equipment. For more information, contact one of North Carolina’s Certified Development Companies, see the SBA Lenders in North Carolina page.
SBA’s Microloan program provides small loans ranging from under $500 to $50,000. For more information, contact one of North Carolina’s Microloan intermediaries, see the SBA Lenders in North Carolina page.
Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. For a list of 7(a), Express and Preferred Lenders, see the SBA Lenders in North Carolina page.
Free counseling, advice and information on starting, better operating or expanding a small business is available through SCORE and Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) network.
Assistance to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals is available through the 8(a) Business Development Program. For additional information, contact Erin Connell at 704-344-6590.
Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners. For additional information, contact Women Business Owners Representative Eileen Joyce at 704-344-6787.
SBA sponsors four Women's Business Centers (WBC) in North Carolina. They are the Center for Empowerment and Development (CEED) in Fayetteville, the Western Women’s Business Center, the Women's Business Center of North Carolina, in Raleigh, and the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte. Each are part of SBA's national network of Women's Business Centers (WBC) that provide a wide range of services to women entrepreneurs at all levels of business development.
If you're a veteran, you can get business counseling and information about SBA guaranteed loans. Contact Erin Connell at 704-344-6590 for more information. Also contact the Veteran's Business Outreach Center at Fayetteville State University at 910-672-7683.
Small businesses engaged in exporting or exploring international trade should contact one of the three US. Export Assistance Centers in North Carolina. For additional information on SBA Export Programs contact Dan Holt in Charlotte at 704-333-4886.