Capital (Business Financing)

In search of financing for your business project? Whether you're expanding your company, or starting a new one our loans can help you with asset acquisition - land, capital expenditures, machinery, buildings, and equipment. We can also provide you with information on venture capitalists and angel investors.

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is one of the nation’s longest-running technology-based economic development programs. For more than 30 years, BFTP has provided both early-stage and established companies with funding, business and technical expertise and access to a network of innovative, expert resources. Their goal is to accelerate technology development and commercialization in the state of Pennsylvania, and to create high-paying, sustainable jobs for Pennsylvanians.

Northcentral Office
(Centre, Clinton, Juniata & Mifflin counties)
115 Technology Center
University Park, PA 16802

Northeastern Office
(Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union counties)
116 Research Drive
Plaza Level
Bethlehem, PA 18015

The Berwick Industrial Development Association is an economic development group that helps businesses, site selection consultants, and commercial realtors find available land and buildings in Berwick, Pennsylvania. They also help identify sources for financial assistance packages. Berwick Industrial Development Association serves Columbia County.

107 Market Street
Berwick PA 18603

The Centre County Industrial Development Corporation’s (CCIDC) mission is to promote economic development throughout Centre County with the ultimate goal of attracting and retaining family-sustaining jobs. Through various program activities CCIDC supports the expansion, health and well-being of existing Centre County businesses as well as new business attraction. In addition to various loan programs and financing assistance, the CCIDC offers space at two business incubators. Pennsylvania firms can obtain start-up assistance including the use of offices and specialized laboratory facilities. The CCIDC serves Centre County.
200 Innovation Blvd
Suite 156
State College PA 16803

The Clinton County Economic Partnership (CCEP) is a non-profit corporation chartered in Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Partnership is to promote the economic interests of the Clinton County "Community." The Partnership was created to bring together all organizations providing economic development services. The original agencies that formed the Partnership were the Industrial Development Corporation of Clinton County, the Clinton County Tourist Promotion Agency, and the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce. The CCEP serves Clinton County.

212 North Jay Street
PO Box 506
Lock Haven, PA 17745

Juniata Business and Industry, Inc. (JBI) is the County and State recognized Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) for Juniata County. The prime mission of JBI is to enhance the economic and social well-being of Juniata County by fostering, developing and supporting efforts to provide employment, attract business and industry, and generally to promote the improvement of the attractiveness of Juniata County while remaining sensitive to the environment and to the retention of the County’s rural character. JBI serves Juniata County.

287 East Industrial Drive, Suite 101
Mifflintown, PA 17059

The mission of the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC) is to promote the growth of employment and income in Mifflin County by using technical and financial resources from MCIDC and federal, state, and local agencies and individuals to encourage and assist business and industrial formation, retention, and expansion. As a resource for many State and Federal programs, MCIDC will work with companies within the County to assist them in securing loans, or grants where applicable, that are tailored to their needs, and walk through the application process with the appropriate Governmental authority. The MCIDC serves Mifflin County.

6395 SR 103N
Lewistown, PA 17044

The purpose of the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership (MVEDP) is to further economic development of the Moshannon Valley in order to relieve existing unemployment by purchasing, owning, selling, leasing, remodeling, and repairing properties to provide industrial sites, housing units, and other facilities which will further the economic development and welfare of the community. In an effort to create new job opportunities for the people of the Moshannon Valley, the Partnership works to assist existing companies to grow and expand, markets the area to outside firms that might be interested in locating to the Valley, and assists entrepreneurs that want to start new businesses in the area. The MVEDP serves Centre County.

200 Shady Lane
Philipsburg, PA 16866


SEDA-COG is an Area Loan Organization and a Certified Development Corporation operating in Central Pennsylvania. We can offer small businesses access to Local, State and Federal loans including the SBA 504 Program. SEDA-COG serves Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.

201 Furnace Road
Lewisburg, PA 17837