Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville


A program of CEED, funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the

Small Business Administration.

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s mission is to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories.  Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) of Fayetteville, NC has been providing technical assistance and support to entrepreneurs who are looking to start or expand their small businesses for 15 years.  We provide assistance to women entrepreneurs in the phases of small business: start-up assistance, education/training, finance, management and marketing. We specialize is empowering women to help them plan for success!

The WBC provides resources to help women business owners to sucCEED. From registering your business to hiring your first employee, we’re here to help you start and grow your small business.


We are proud to offer the following services:

    • One-on-One Business Counseling
    • Business Plan Assistance
    • Training & Workshops
    • Small Business online resources
    • Take a look at our annual business events on the calendar and our Facebook! www.facebook.com/WBCFAY

Join our Facebook page and check for upcoming events and FREE seminars of all our local partners!

Want to become a client? Need business assistance?

Request business counseling: http://www.wbcfay.org/


If you are looking for Non-Profit assistance please contact NC Department of The Secretary of State & NC Center for Non-Profits


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We thank our partners – US Small Business Administration, City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County for their continued financial support to our WBC program. To view our full list of partners please click here.


The WBC program of CEED extends equal opportunities to clients. If a client with a physical disability cannot or chooses not to attend class upstairs in the WBC conference room the business consultant can teach class in the downstairs computer lab and/or the downstairs conference room. The WBC consultants can also teach class via email and Sykpe. We also teach night class to accommodate all clients’ schedules and needs.

Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals: please contact Lexi Hasapis by phone 910.323.3377 ext 30 or email lhasapis@ncceed.org

If a WBC client requests an interpreter please give us at least two weeks notice in order to coordinate services.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration


SBA Resources


SBA Business Plan Assistance

SBA Financial Assistance Eligibility

SBA’s Womens’ Business Center Directory

SBA Online Training

SBA 8a Business Development

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Celebrating 25 years

Give Us A Call : 910-323-3377

230 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

or P.O.Box 2384, Fayetteville, NC, 28302

Celebrating 25 years

Give Us A Call : 910-323-3377

230 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, 28301

or P.O.Box 2384, Fayetteville, NC, 28302

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