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New client application for business coaching

This application is for those new to Mountain BizWorks, those not new but have launched a new business since their last engagement with us, or those who have had limited engagement with us in the last 6 months.

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As a non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI), Mountain BizWorks prioritizes expanding opportunities for all, including communities that have been historically oppressed. The data collected herein such as race, gender, income enables to track our impact on diverse communities and is required by many of our funding partners. Learn more about our mission.

Please complete the following form in its entirety to apply for business coaching.

Are you brand new to Mountain BizWorks? Welcome! We suggest beginning with our free Orientation session. In the startup phase, we also suggest taking our Foundations Business Planning course and then signing up for 1:1 business coaching. Our resource partner, SBTDC, offers a free 4 week course called Taking The Leap if you’re exploring a business idea and don’t have a business plan yet.

Note: If you have a loan or in the past 6 months took the Foundations Business Planning course or received 1:1 coaching please fill out our existing client application for business coaching.

Additionally, if you are connected to Mountain BizWorks through a PPP loan, One Buncombe Fund, Tourism Grant, or another form of coronavirus funding support, you’re in the right place!

Questions? Contact Jill Kichefski at or 828-253-2834 ext. 17.



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