MMF is a non-profit organization that provides business training, loans, and one-on-one support to people throughout Western North Carolina who want to start, expand, or strengthen a small business.
Since our founding in 1989, nearly 1,800 aspiring entrepreneurs across the 12 most Western counties of North Carolina have benefitted from MMF’s small business training and start-up capital. There are now more than 900 open businesses owned by MMF Alumni.
Do you want to do what you love? Make your own hours and your own decisions. Come to a free information session to learn how MMF can assist you in becoming your own boss.
Begin with MMF’s Foundations Business Planning Program, which helps you answer the key questions for Rotating Image Gallerystarting or expanding your business. Our ten-week program meets for three hours each week, at times and locations convenient to your schedule. The cost is affordable, ranging from $35 – $300, depending on your income and education. Turn your dreams, experiences, and skills into practical, doable steps that lead to financial independence. For more information on our programs, please visit our Aspiring Entrepreneurs page.