Who Is Eligible?
Thanks to support from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Self-Help offers the Golden LEAF Small Business Assistance Fund, which aims to create jobs by helping businesses expand.
- Priority industries include health care, construction, green industries, agriculture and manufacturing
- Emphasis on economically-distressed and rural communities in North Carolina (Tier 1, Tier 2 and formerly tobacco-dependent Tier 3 counties)
- Minority and women business owners strongly encouraged to apply
- Can be combined with SBA or USDA guarantees
Please see program website for more details.