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 source when considering your options and identifying financing, building sites, etc. BLAEDC staff will help you select the most appropriate funding source for your project.

 

Economic Development

Local
Tax Increment Financing (PDF)
Tax Abatement
BLAEDC Unified Fund – Coming soon!

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

State
MN DEED
MN DEED Business and Community Development Resource Guide 2015 (PDF)


Federal
US SBA
USDA Rural Development
USEDA

 

Other Programs

Housing

Housing Finance Programs (PDF)

Equity

Rain Source Capital

Granite Equity Partners

Energy

Loan and Grant Programs

Local Private Lenders

Bremer Bank
Min MN Federal Credit Union
RiverWook Bank
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
American National Bank
BlackRidge Bank
Deerwood Bank
First National Bank North
Frandsen Bank & Trust
Unity Bank
Brainerd BN Credit Union
Brainerd Savings and Loan
Neighborhood National Bank
US Bank

We're Ready! Let's Grow