Pure Michigan

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) works to increase the availability of capital for companies in Michigan at every stage of company development. MEDC can help connect your business with capital providers – federal grants, venture capitalists, banks, and others – as well as offer programs that can expand the reach of those capital providers


Michigan Certified Development Corporation

The Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC) is a non-profit corporation certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide SBA 504 financing throughout Michigan. With projects in nearly 90% of Michigan’s counties the MCDC is the leading provider of SBA financing in the state of Michigan.


We also work with local institutions.  Feel free to explore the options below.  If you should require more information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Fifth Third Bank
453 S. Monroe St.
Monroe, MI 48161

Monroe Bank & Trust
10 Washington St.
Monroe, MI 48161


The Financial Institutions that provide capital to the business community play a large role in the economic development process.  The Monroe County Business Development Corporation is pleased to offer you a wide range of sources for the capital necessary to grow your new business venture. The Center for Empowerment & Economic Development (CEED) has assisted thousands of business owners in beginning and expanding their businesses. CEED provides entrepreneurs and business owners with the administrative, financial, and professional enrichment support services necessary for business success.

CEED provides a loan program that extends credit to businesses that cannot obtain financing from conventional sources