Financial Resources

Whether you need financial resources to start your business or expand your existing business, Ashe County's local lenders work with clients to solve their financial and insurance needs. For a list of the Ashe County Chamber's local financial service members, click the button below.

Thread Capital is a non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI). We are a small business lender whose mission is to provide access to capital, coaching, and connections to rural underserved communities. We provide small business loans from $500 up to $100,000 for existing businesses and up to $50,000 for startup businesses. But we don't stop there. We provide coaching and connections to ensure that business owners are connected to the support they need to thrive.

By combining comprehensive business courses, coaching and small business loans, Mountain BizWorks will help your small business find the best path to success! Consider us your personal ally—our team of business experts is dedicated to helping you start and grow the small business of your dreams!