Our Services

Programs for all phases of business

We can help you start or grow your small business. We are committed to connecting to our clients and working collaboratively for as long as it takes to cross each unique finish line.

We provide free business planning and technical assistance, classroom training and access to commercial loan funds.



  • AEDC, with our partners, has made over 800 loans, totaling over $20 million dollars
  • Business loans made by AEDC over the last 10 years alone provided for 400 new jobs, 420 retained jobs and over $12 million in regional sales
  • Cumulative economic effect to the struggling local communities over the past three decades - including business revenue generated, sales taxes paid, payroll and payroll expenditures, and capital improvements - easily exceeds $110 million in today‚Äôs dollars