We provide small business assistance for businesses from start up through expansion and assist businesses in obtaining public-sector financing. The department provides eligible businesses access to business loans through federally funded financing programs such as the SBA, USDA, and EDA. Furthermore, the PADD business lending and development department aids businesses with planning and development services for businesses at any stage from start up through expansion. We work with business owners to provide services such as business plan development, financial projections, assistance with business acquisitions and business expansion. The PADD also provides support to businesses by providing access to other federal and state funded financing or business assistance programs.
One-on-one consultation is available to help with administration, management, and financial needs of a business. The PADD is a resource center for information valuable to the business community. We strive to stay at the forefront of business and economic indicators and trends that are invaluable to local businesses and to the economy of the Purchase Area.