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"BLAEDC and the city of the Brainerd did more than we could have hoped for in terms of steering us toward sources of support and finding affordable financing options."

— Gary Otterstad, Co-owner,
Construction Analysis and Management
  FINANCING  
         
 

Many financing options exist - call BLAEDC today

There is no shortage of private lenders, organizations, and programs offering financial support for companies locating or expanding in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

The Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation is the best place to start when considering your options and identifying financing, building sites, etc. BLAEDC staff will help you select the most appropriate funding source for your project. Call (218) 828-0096 or (888) 332-5232, or email john@growbrainerdlakes.org.

 

Economic Development

Local

JOBZ
Tax Increment Financing
Tax Abatement
Revolving Loans
 

Regional

Initiative Foundation
Region 5/North Central Economic Development Association
Minnesota Power
Crow Wing Power
Entrepreneur Fund
 


State
MN DEED Business and Community Development Resource Guide 2014

Federal
US SBA
USDA Rural Development

     

Community Development/Infrastructure

USEDA
Housing Finance Programs (PDF)


Equity

Rain Source Capital

Granite Equity Partners

 

Energy

Loan and Grant Programs

 

  
 

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Local Private Lenders

  



 

American National Bank                            

BlackRidge Bank
Deerwood Bank

Frandsen Bank & Trust         

Lakes State Bank         

Riverwood Bank 
Unity Bank                


Brainerd Savings and Loan
Neighborhood National Bank
US Bank