You have a great idea and the motivation to pursue it, but lack the business skills and resources to get a small business off the ground. Or maybe you already own a business, but need additional business skills and financing to take your business to the next level. With a combination of business skill building resources, coaching, training, and small business loans, CommunityWorks can help you make your business dreams a reality.


Business owners that commit to partnering with CommunityWorks to develop business skills can qualify for one-on-one business coaching, business training opportunities, and may qualify for loans up to $250,000.


If you’re interested in a partnership with CommunityWorks, please follow these steps:


Select the loan that fits your business needs and review the requirements to see if you’re eligible to apply.

Express Loan:

  • For startups and existing businesses
  • Loans up to $5,000
  • Must commit to one-on-one coaching and business training

Microbusiness Loan:

  • For startups and existing businesses
  • Loans up to $50,000
  • Must have a business plan and financials
  • Must have two years of tax returns



Gather all of the documents needed to complete your loan request.

Next Step

After completing the application, a CommunityWorks lender will contact you to discuss your request. 

A Few of Our Microbusiness Clients:


CommunityWorks continues to monitor and evaluate the most current information regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) as part of our commitment to the health and welfare of our staff, partners and clients.

In an effort to keep our staff as well as our community safe and healthy, our office will be temporarily closed to the public. However, our operation will remain intact. We have instituted a work from home policy to ensure we continue supporting our clients, small businesses and community partners.

As a reminder, you can reach us by calling (864) 235-6331, or by visiting our contact page.

Please note that we are also actively working with our investors and philanthropic partners regarding relief funds for low-income households and small business owners. We will share information with our partners and clients as these ideas develop further.