PA Department of Community and Economic Development
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.
400 North Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17120 United States
First Industries Agriculture and Tourism Guarantee Program
Guarantees of up to 50% on loans for agriculture and tourism projects.
The First Industries Tourism and Agriculture Loan Guarantee Program, which is administered by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), is a program that offers guarantees for bank loans to undertake projects related to agriculture and tourism within Pennsylvania. An eligible project for a loan guarantee may be a for-profit business enterprise (including a corporation, limited liability company, sole proprietor, cooperative or partnership) or a non-profit organization that is engaged in either agriculture-related or tourism-related activities, as defined in the program guidelines.