Our Services

Programs for all phases of business

Are you looking to start or grow your small business? AEDC can help. 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 750 loans, totaling over $19 million dollars
  • Business loans made by AEDC over the last 10 years alone provided for 350 new jobs, 360 retained jobs and nearly $10 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 $100 million in today‚Äôs dollars

Are you a start-up or in the idea phase of your business?

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Are you an existing business looking for technical assistance or access to capital?

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