City, County and Regional Funding Sources

Local governmental units at different levels are currently providing some form of assistance to entrepreneurs. This assistance may be in the form of financial services and loan packaging or technical assistance, tax credits, and the like. 

To learn more about the variety of programs, contact the planning or business services unit of the county, municipality or township where the proposed business will be located.

In addition, several private Rural Initiative Organization offer business development funding programs of their own.

Listing of Local Government Resources


Listing of Rural Initiative Organizations