Florida Finance Network Members

Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) is a state authorized issuer of industrial revenue bonds.  FDFC issues bonds in counties throughout Florida through interlocal agreements. We support economic development by assisting new and existing businesses and organizations (for-profit and not-for-profit) with access to capital for project financing that promotes business activity, job creation and an improved standard of living for the citizens of Florida.  The primary mechanism for accessing the capital markets is tax-exempt and taxable bonds.

  Contact: Bill Spivey, Executive Director
  Phone: (407) 956-5695
  Email: bspivey@fdfcbonds.com
  Website: www.fdfcbonds.com

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Florida Export Finance Corporation (FEFC) provides Florida businesses with information, technical and consulting assistance and financing for their export transactions. FEFC can guarantee a lender’s revolving line of credit up to $500,000, and even arrange much larger short- and medium-term loans through the federal government.

  Contact: J. Stephen Fancher, President & CEO
  Phone: (786) 845-0400
  Email: steve@fefc.biz
  Website: www.fefc.biz

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Florida First Capital Finance Corporation (FFCFC) works with federal, state and private-sector lending programs to provide growing and expanding small businesses with low-cost, long-term, below-market fixed interest rate financing for the purchase of major fixed assets, such as owner-occupied commercial real estate and heavy duty fixed machinery and equipment.

  Contact: Deborah Petrell, Senior Vice President
  Phone: (561) 756-1745
  Email: deborah@ffcfc.com
  Website: www.ffcfc.com

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Neighborhood Lending Partners, Inc. (NLP) is a certified CDFI and lending consortium of banking institutions that facilitate private investment for community revitalization and neighborhood preservation.  NLP provides flexible financing for affordable housing and community development.  NLP also offers economic development products that provide for the stabilization and/or redevelopment of low-income neighborhoods throughout Florida that are in the greatest need of preservation and revitalization.

  Contact: Debra Reyes, President & CEO
  Phone: (813) 879-4525
  Email: info@nlp-inc.com
  Website: www.nlp-inc.com

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The Florida Finance Network is a group of nonprofit economic development lending organizations that connects Florida businesses with various federal, state and private-sector small business financing programs to meet specific capital needs.

Access to capital remains one of the most important concerns for Florida business owners who are growing and expanding their operations and creating jobs in the Sunshine State.

Florida Finance Network members specialize in different areas, but collectively they cover the majority of small business financing needs. Florida Finance Network members are knowledgeable and well-connected to help your business determine its best funding options.

Economic Impact

$5.3 Billion

funding arranged for Florida
businesses

70,000 Jobs

supported by FFN member
financing programs

4,000 Projects

supported by Florida Finance
Network members

$0 Cost

to Florida taxpayers. The FFN runs
with no state operational support