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Carolina Small Business CARES

Carolina Small Business Capital Acquisition Required Education Services

Carolina Small Business Services encompasses our Carolina Small Business Capital Acquisition Required Education Services (CARES), a specialized program that combines pre- and post-loan technical assistance designed to provide education and coaching to businesses tailored to address their specific needs. Carolina Small Business CARES addresses four common needs and challenges that small business owners face, which include:

To participate in this program, you can:

Apply for a loan: Businesses applying for a loan through this program will be required to complete a business needs assessment. This assessment will be used to develop a customized Action Plan, based on your business needs, to help you achieve long-term success.

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Request assistance: To request one-on-one technical assistance, please complete our online Request for Counseling form. Our business service staff will contact you within two business days.

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