For over 20 years, we have connected local businesses of all sizes with financing options and provided comprehensive technical assistance. Hundreds of local businesses have reached their goals of growth, prosperity, and stability with our guidance and capital. Strafford EDC is a non profit 501(c)(3) Organization that is both a US SBA Community Advantage 7A Lender and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The Strafford EDC has aided local businesses to set up shop, hire new staff, support existing business operations, redesign for scale, and to build their capacity.
Championing Local NH Jobs
Our mission is to create and retain quality jobs in our region through the support local businesses. We value and take pride in our community.
As an economic development corporation, we are not driven by profit like traditional banks or lenders. Our work is impact driven, meaning that our rates & fees are designed to sustain our organization, allowing us to continue our operations and maximize financial resources to our clients.
See our services page for more information.