Alaska Division of Economic Development

Other Financing Programs

Alaskan Private Lenders

Private lenders throughout Alaska are eager to offer competitive loans and financial services for your business.

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA):

AIDEA provides commercial and development financing to promote economic growth and diversification. Through loan participation, loan guarantees, bond programs and other development finance, AIDEA facilitates the development of a wide-range of projects throughout Alaska.

      Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority


Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a variety of loan and financing programs to help businesses start and grow, in addition to technical assistance and other resources.

      U.S. Small Business Association


USDA Rural Development – Alaska

USDA Rural Development’s varied business programs work in partnership with private sector and community-based organizations to provide financial assistance and business planning. The financial resources of USDA Rural Development are often leveraged with those of other public and private credit source lenders to meet business and credit needs throughout rural Alaska.

      USDA Rural Development


Juneau Economic Development Council (JEDC)

JEDC is an economic development agency that provides direct benefits to Juneau and Southeast Alaska to maintain, expand, and create economic opportunities.

      Juneau Economic Development Council


Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank (CFAB)

CFAB offers lending to the commercial fishing, agriculture, timber, tourism and resource based industries of Alaska.

      Alaska Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank


Alaska Small Business Development Center (Alaska SBDC)

The Alaska SBDC offers free consulting services and low cost educational programs to individuals interested in starting a small business or expanding a current business.

      Alaska Small Business Development Center