Financing Programs

Whether through loans, grants or tax incentives, access to sufficient capital is essential when starting and growing your business. Learn more about local and state finance programs available for you.

This provides funds for business development and business growth projects that facilitate growth and diversification of the local economy. EDF investments of up to $250,000 are intended to be made in projects resulting in business investment, creation/retention of living wage jobs, and generation of property tax revenue thus facilitating growth of the local economy. The EDF will also leverage business financing provided by other private/public lenders. Contact RAEDI at (507) 288-0208 or via email at for more information.