It always comes down to dollars.
While we know Washington County is one of the most affordable places to do business in the United States, a growing economy requires significant investment capital. Choosing Washington County means you will have access to financial counselors and experts who can walk you through a variety of funding options.
We are very proud of our partnerships with local community banks, Missouri Department of Economic Development, Meramec Regional Planning Commission, and Southeast Economic Development Fund, Inc. which may provide SBA Loans, revolving loan funds or localized business grants.
Our partnership with Ameren Missouri may also qualify your business for discounted rates on utilities through the Economic Development Energy Incentive program.
And businesses may qualify for financing through theNew Market Tax Credits Program.
Washington County even offers an in-house grant program.
Whether you need a small business loan with low rates and long-term advantages or a large federal grant, we have options and people to help.