Woodlands Community Lenders

Woodlands Community Lenders is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) specializing in residential and small business lending, in addition to providing advising services and technical assistance to new and existing small businesses.


Woodlands Community Lenders is an affiliate of Woodlands Development Group, a nonprofit focused on housing development, neighborhood improvement, downtown redevelopment, and community planning. Woodlands Community Lenders (WCL), a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), was created to meet the needs of higher-risk residential and commercial borrowers who may struggle to find financing through traditional lending. In addition to offering small business lending, WCL also provides very hands-on advising services to both new and existing business, and technical assistance funding when need is demonstrated and available resources permit.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow
  • Loan Providers (Specialty)
  • Debt Funding Preparation (Specialty)
  • Microloan Providers (Specialty)


  • One-on-One Counseling

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
Contact Information
Dave Clark
316 Railroad Avenue
Suite 310
Elkins, WV 26241