U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Partnership


• EDIF is a Strategic Alliance Partner of the SBA for Sarasota County.
• EDIF is a Technical Assistance Provider for the SBA
• We assist business owners in receiving SBA 504 and SBA 7(a) Loans



Export-Import Bank Partnership

• EDIF is a City/State partner of the Export/Import Bank of the United States. We provide funding and guidance for export projects for companies located in Florida.
• EDIF offers export financing, export insurance and representation overseas
• EDIF is one of only two partners of the Export-Import Bank in Florida


USDA Partnership

EDIF is the administrator of a $250,000 revolving loan fund. Loans of $50,000 and less are available for businesses with up to ten employees located in the following counties: Citrus, Sumter, Hermando, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Indian River, Glades, Hendry, DeSoto and Collier.