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Economic Development / Grant & Loan Programs

U.S. Department of Commerce

The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation, economic growth, and sustainable development and improved living standards by working in partnership with business, universities, communities and workers to ensure sustainable economic opportunities.

Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
State of Alaska, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Investments administer and service eleven state loan programs. These programs were primarily designed to promote economic development through direct state lending in industries that are not adequately serviced by the private sector. Active lending is currently available in four of our programs: Commercial Fishing, Fisheries Enhancement, Small Business Economic Development (SBED), and Rural Development Initiative Fund.

Rural and Community Development
Department of Agriculture, Rural and Community Development for information on loans, grants, and basic information.

USDA Overview

Economic Development Resource Guide
This guide brings together an inventory of programs and services that can provide economic development assistance to Alaska communities, businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Alaska Regional Development Organizations (ARDORs)
The ARDORs are intended to enable communities to pool their limited resources, and work together on economic development issues; develop partnerships, and often have extensive experience with federal/State programs.

Manufacturing Extension Partnerships
Manufacturing Extension Partnerships are a nationwide network of not–for-profit centers in over 400 locations nationwide, whose sole purpose is to provide small and medium sized manufactures with the help they need to succeeded.


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