U.S Small Business Administration (SBA)


• Strategic Alliance Partner of SBA for Sarasota County
• Technical Assistance Provider of the U.S. Small Business Administration
• We help business owners receive SBA 504 and SBA 7(a) loans



Export-Import Bank

• 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 proud to be one of only two Export-Import Bank partners in Florida




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