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Other Financing Programs
Alaskan Private Lenders
Private lenders throughout Alaska are eager to offer competitive loans and financial services for your business.
Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA):
AIDEA provides commercial and development financing to promote economic growth and diversification. Through loan participation, loan guarantees, bond programs and other development finance, AIDEA facilitates the development of a wide-range of projects throughout Alaska.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a variety of loan and financing programs to help businesses start and grow, in addition to technical assistance and other resources.
USDA Rural Development – Alaska
USDA Rural Development’s varied business programs work in partnership with private sector and community-based organizations to provide financial assistance and business planning. The financial resources of USDA Rural Development are often leveraged with those of other public and private credit source lenders to meet business and credit needs throughout rural Alaska.
Juneau Economic Development Council (JEDC)
JEDC is an economic development agency that provides direct benefits to Juneau and Southeast Alaska to maintain, expand, and create economic opportunities.
Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank (CFAB)
CFAB offers lending to the commercial fishing, agriculture, timber, tourism and resource based industries of Alaska.
Alaska Small Business Development Center (Alaska SBDC)
The Alaska SBDC offers free consulting services and low cost educational programs to individuals interested in starting a small business or expanding a current business.