Lending & Development Resources

Small Business Administration
Programs and services to help you turn your business idea into a viable enterprise or expand your current business for sustained success.
Florida Finance Network
The Florida Finance Network is a consortium of nonprofit economic development lending organizations whose sole purpose is to ensure Florida small businesses have open access to affordable capital resources to help them develop and succeed in today’s demanding economic times.
Florida Recycling Loan Program
The Florida Recycling Loan Program provides Florida businesses with low-cost, long-term, fixed interest rate loans for the purchase of equipment and machinery to expand industrial recycling activities throughout the state.
Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program
In the event of a disaster, the Governor of Florida has the option to activate the Emergency Bridge Loan Program by Executive Order. The purpose of the Emergency Bridge Loan Program is to provide a source of expedient short-term cash flow to Florida small businesses impacted by a disaster until they can secure longer term financial help.
Florida Small Business Development Center Network
The most comprehensive small business assistance network in the Florida with locations throughout the state offering free assistance to help businesses start, grow and succeed.
Florida Small Business Resource Network
The SBRN, Small Business Resource Network, helps businesses succeed by connecting them with interested, experienced professionals, service providers and government agencies.
SCORE
SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and to the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide.
Enterprise Florida
As the official economic development organization for the state of Florida, Enterprise Florida, Inc. helps innovative, high growth businesses start up, locate or expand in Florida.
Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center
The Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center is a free web portal designed to connect entrepreneurs with business support organizations, programs and service providers who can support their new or growing business.
The Franchise Registry
When evaluating a franchise opportunity, use this registry to look for SBA 504 Loan Program eligibility.
AllBusiness.com
AllBusiness.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet, provides business information and resources for small businesses.
Florida’s Bottom Line: An Inside Track on Florida’s Financial Health
Florida’s Bottom Line is a one-stop online resource for businesses, government leaders and all Floridians to find economic and financial information specifically about Florida.