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What is the Total Action for Progress Business Seed Capital, Incorporated Program?

The Business Seed Capital, Incorporated Program is a micro-enterprise development program. This program offers educational classes to entrepreneurs focusing on how to start and manage a small business as well as individual technical assistance. The three primary services include:

  • Small business classes
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Small business financing

The small business classes cover the full spectrum of small business start-up and management issues for entrepreneurs. One-on-one counseling provides clients with specific knowledge pertaining to their particular business issues. Accounting classes are available to equip clients with the needed skills to run a business. Individual technical assistance for new and experienced small business owners is also available.

Our financial services also provide several loan options, with both short-term and long-term loans, including flexible commercial loan packages up to $50,000 for qualifying clientele.

What areas does this program serve?

Business Seed Capital, Incorporated services are available to residents of Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Vinton, Salem, Botetourt County, Craig County, Covington, Clifton Forge, and Bath County.

Is there a cost for this program?

There is no cost to approved clientele for this program. If you receive a loan you are responsible for repaying your debt.

How can I access the program?

Business Seed Capital, Incorporated is located at 302 2nd St. in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Our hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, please call Curtis Thompson at (540) 283-4915.

To access the application for Business Seed Capital, please click the button below

Am I eligible for this service?

You may be eligible for our services if you are starting or expanding a business; need a start-up loan; need help with strengthening an existing business; need assistance developing a business plan; or want to develop a network of small business resources.

You must also submit required information. For a list of required information, please: click here and for a printable application please click here.

Your donations are necessary to make this program possible.

Community Partnerships and Funding

Business Seed Capital partners with Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and the City of Salem.