DBED Financing Programs
Community Development Block Grant Program
Dispersed to a local jurisdiction in the form of a conditional grant and then used for public improvements or loaned to a business.
Maryland Economic Adjustment Fund
Assists business entities in the state with modernization of manufacturing operations, development of commercial applications for technology, and exploring and entering new markets.
Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority
Provides financing for small businesses that are not able to qualify for financing from private lending institutions or owned by socially and economically disadvantaged persons.
Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund
Provides assistance to the business community and political jurisdictions with five financing capabilities.
Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority
Encourages private sector financing in economic development projects located in Priority Funding Areas.
Maryland Venture Fund
Makes direct investments in technology and life science companies and indirect investments in venture capital funds.