Funding Opportunities

Small Business Investor Alliance (https://www.sbia.org/) – SBIA is an association of senior investment professionals focusing on lower middle market.

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (https://dced.pa.gov/programs-funding/) – lists financing programs by type and purpose.

Economic Development Directory

Pennsylvania Economic Development Directory (www.ecodevdirectory.com/pennsylvania.htm) – links to non-governmental economic development organizations that may be a source of financing.

Small Business Administration Loans (www.sba.gov/financing) – the SBA sets guidelines for loans, which are then disbersed by SBA partners. Visit https://www.sba.gov/partners/lenders/microloan-program/list-lenders for a list of SBA Preferred and Certified Lenders.

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), is an organization of venture capital firms, corporate backers, and individuals dedicated to professionally investing private capital in new companies (www.nvca.org)

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