Programs

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MMF works toward the fulfillment of its mission through five specific programs that form a comprehensive network of services and support for start-up and growing businesses:

1) Foundations: the MMF Business Training Program
New to business?
Learn everything you need to know – marketing, cash flow, break-even analysis, budgeting, sales forecasting and more – in our hands-on, lively business-planning course.

Already in business?
Develop a strategy for expansion!

In MMF’s 8 week business planning course, create YOUR OWN business plan in a comfortable learning environment. The plan turns your dreams, experiences and skills into practical, doable steps for starting or expanding a business and running it profitably. Courses are arranged around your schedule in locations that are convenient for you.

2) Small Business Loan Program

Start or expand your small business with a loan from MMF of up to $35,000. Specializing in loaning money to people who can’t access traditional bank financing.

3) Small Business Loan

Start or expand your small business with a loan from MMF of up to $35,000. Specializing in loaning money to people who can’t access traditional bank financing.

4) Small Business Loan

Start or expand your small business with a loan from MMF of up to $35,000. Specializing in loaning money to people who can’t access traditional bank financing.

5) Small Business Loan

Start or expand your small business with a loan from MMF of up to $35,000. Specializing in loaning money to people who can’t access traditional bank financing.

6) MMF Membership Program

Keep your business on track and your skills sharp after the training course through member services.

7) Buy Local
Do you know what your neighbors are up to?
Many Western North Carolinians are busy making products or providing services that you can use! WNC’s small business community is diverse and creative, producing everything from bicycle brake pads to custom lamps to apples and herbs.

8) Mountain Made
Mountain Made celebrates the artisans and entrepreneurs of Western North Carolina by creating a viable market for regionally produced goods and services while promoting social responsibility.