BUSINESS LENDING PROGRAMS

A goal of NCEDA is to create or retain permanent private sector full-time jobs in the region. By providing capital for business development and expansion, NCEDA provides an option for commercial businesses unable to obtain adequate, affordable funding from the private capital marketplace.

By providing financial assistance in the region, NCEDA provides entrepreneurship opportunities for small-business owners, increases manufacturing activity, supports innovative products and processes, and create jobs for NCEDA funds lent.

TESTIMONIALS

"I wanted to express our gratitude to you and your team - thank you for all your help! The Small Business Emergency Loan program really helped us so very much during those hard times. Our company would not have recovered as quickly as it did without this program and your kind assistance in helping us through it. We can’t thank you and your team enough!"

TONY BECKER | OWNER | PINEWOOD EVENT CENTER

"This CARES Act Revolving Loan Fund is game changing for us. Thank you so much for working with the Brainerd Family YMCA to help ensure that we are able to change lives today and into the future. There are great things to come, and you are helping us to get there. We are extremely grateful."

SHANE RIFFLE | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | BRAINERD FAMILY YMCA

"Thank you for your assistance during these very challenging times for my business. 

Forgiveness of these Small Business Emergency loans will go a long way to helping us 

to have a successful recovery this year."

JOHN BOURGEIOS | PRESIDENT | RUSH CITY BAKERY/NEW GENERATION BAKERY