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Giving you the best start possible

VEDIC works to promote a thriving North Carolina economy. VEDIC is an Equal Opportunity Lender with programs that include ARC Appalachian Regional Commission, USDA Intermediary Re-Lending Program IRP, USDA Micro-Entrepreneur Assistance Program RMAP, Valdese Revolving Loan Program and the Burke Business Loan Program. For more information on our programs, contact us at 

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USDA Loan Programs

Find out about USDA Regional Rural Development Loans that are available for businesses located in North Carolina with special emphasis in the following counties Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, McDowell and Rutherford.


Arc program

Learn about how the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) program works with our lending in participating counties in North Carolina, helping small businesses start and grow. The ARC capitalizes our loan funds that improve access to capital for Appalachian businesses and can support other activities that foster entrepreneurship. 

Burke Business Loan Program

Learn about the flexible source of capital to businesses looking for assistance with – acquisition of land, buildings and fixed equipment; construction of buildings; rehabilitation of buildings; and working capital among other items.

Valdese Revolving Loan Program

Learn more about this local program that is specifically designed to assist commercial, service and industrial businesses located in Valdese, North Carolina and to strengthen the Valdese business sector.