Business Lending Continuum

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Potential sources of capital are available for both start-up and existing businesses in the Grand Traverse region. This list shows both traditional and alternative lending sources from Pre-Start Up to Succession. Click the name to find out more information.

Remember — The five key elements a borrower should have to obtain credit: character (credit score, borrowing history), capacity (sufficient cash flow to service the debt obligation), capital (net worth), collateral (assets to secure the debt), and conditions (experience of the business owners, competition, and overall economic conditions).

LOAN FUNDING

ENERGY EFFICIENCY LOAN FUNDS

LOAN PROGRAMS

GRANT FUNDING

CROWD FUNDING

INVESTMENT FUNDING

Historic Preservation funding