Business Resource Guide


Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA)
Numerous resources are available to business owners to assist with navigating the financial hardship faced by many from the current situation. For more information, visit: 


LEDA Small Business & Entrepreneurs

Resources for entrepreneurs including news, tips and links to operate and survive during a pandemic or recession. For more information, visit:


Centralina Workforce Development
Stay update to date with Coronavirus (COVID-19) information throughout the region and state.  


U.S. Small Business Administration
Small Business Disaster Loan Program is now open for North Carolina businesses to apply. The program offers low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Carolina small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. To learn more please go to: 

SBA Emergency Loan Flyer


Small Business & Technical Development Center
Small Business & Technical Development Center (SBTDC) 


Small Business Center Network
FREE Small Business Classes to Online Learning starting with “Preparing Your Business for the Threat of Coronavirus” as well as many other business classes. Learn more at: