The Florida Finance Network Unlocks Vital Capital Resources to Help Florida Businesses Grow and Succeed. Connect with the Network to Meet Your Specific Financing Needs.

Unlock the Florida Finance NetworkAccess to capital remains one of the most important concerns for Florida business owners who are growing and expanding their operations and creating jobs in the Sunshine State.

The Florida Finance Network is a group of nonprofit economic development lending organizations that connects Florida businesses with various federal, state and private financing programs to meet specific capital needs.

Florida Finance Network members specialize in different areas, but collectively they cover the majority of business financing needs. Florida Finance Network members are knowledgeable and well-connected to help your business determine its best funding options.

Access Florida Finance Corporation

Access Florida 200 pxAccess Florida Finance Corporation (AFFC) seeks to increase access of black, rural and small businesses to both debt and equity capital. Competitive black, rural and small business enterprises have many resources available through AFFC, including direct loans, technical assistance, loan guarantees and venture capital.

Contact: Mark Scovera, President
Phone: (850) 765-0375


Florida Development Finance Corporation

Florida Development Finance Corporation 200 pxSmall manufacturing companies, non-profits and qualifying for-profits can seek low-cost capital for fixed assets via taxable and tax-exempt bonds issued by Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC). As an added bonus, transactions through FDFC are exempt from certain state taxes. Additional capital programs are also available through Enterprise Florida Inc., including loan and guarantee programs under the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).

Contact: Louis Laubscher, SVP & COO, Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Phone: (407) 956-5631

Florida Export Finance Corporation

Florida Export Finance Corporation 200 pxFlorida Export Finance Corporation (FEFC) provides Florida businesses with information, technical and consulting assistance and financing for their export transactions. FEFC can guarantee a lender’s revolving line of credit up to $500,000, and even arrange much larger short- and medium-term loans through the federal government.

Contact: J. Stephen Fancher, President & CEO
Phone: (786) 845-0400

Florida First Capital Finance Corporation

Florida First Capital Finance Corporation 200 pxFlorida First Capital Finance Corporation (FFCFC) works with federal government, State of Florida and private-sector lending programs to provide growing and expanding small businesses with affordable long-term, below-market, fixed-rate financing for the purchase of major fixed assets, such as commercial real estate and/or heavy duty machinery and equipment.

Contact: Deborah Petrell, Senior Vice President
Phone: (561) 756-1745

Neighborhood Lending Partners, Inc.

Neighborhood Lending Partners Inc 200 pxNeighborhood Lending Partners, Inc. (NLP) is a multi-bank lending consortium providing financing to developers of affordable housing and community revitalization as well as small business lending programs. NLP also provides numerous governmental agencies with various levels of loan and/or grant administration, assisting them in providing services and subsidy funds that serve low income targeted populations.

Contact: Debra Reyes, President & CEO
Phone: (813) 879-4525