Financing & Loans
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (
) – lists financing programs by type and purpose.
The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (
) – loans available through local Industrial Development Corporations (IDC). A listing of the local IDCs can be found at
Small Business Administration Loans (
) – the SBA sets guidelines for loans, which are then disbersed by SBA partners. Visit
for a list of SBA Preferred and Certified Lenders.
) – offers a list of economic development organizations in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Economic Development Directory (
) – links to non-governmental economic development organizations that may be a source of financing.
Small Business Investment Companies (
) – SBICs provide long-term debt and equity growth capital.
Infon Venture Capital Database (
) – comprehensive online database. Free to search and some contact information is free.
National Venture Capital Association (
Greater Philadelphia Venture Group (
) – collaborative directory that identifies angel investors located in Pennsylvania.
) – offers venture capital searches by state, industry and dollar amount. Contact information for firms costs $2 per contact.
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