Financial Institutions


Industrial Access Road and Bridge

Provide adequate public access to new and expanding distribution, manufacturing and industrial firms.

One-Stop Environmental Permitting

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has the authority to issue the permits required by all the major federal environment laws.

Industrial Development Grant Program (Site Preparation)

Grants to counties, municipalities, local industrial development boards or authorities for site preparation.

Economic Development Revolving Loan Funds

Fixed rate financing, at below market rates, directly available through twelve Alabama Regional Councils.

Alabama New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) Program

Provides state income tax, financial institution excise, or premium tax credits for investments and businesses in impoverished and low income communities.

USDA Rural Development in Alabama

A variety of loan, grant, and loan guarantee programs, plus technical assistance in the areas of business, industry and many other areas.

Revolving Loan Funds

Regional Council operates a revolving loan fund that provides supplemental financing for expanding and new businesses whose project will result in the creation of new permanent jobs. RLF has flexible terms, fixed interest rate, and up to 90% financing.

Alabama SAVES (Sustainable and Verifiable Energy Savings) Loan Program

Provides 2% interest-rate loans of $250,000 to $4,000,000 to help existing industries finance energy-saving improvements to their facilities.

For more information on grants and financing, visit

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P.O. Box 1105 (35011)
1675 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL 35010

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