Financing Your Business

Perhaps one of the most challenging issues facing business owners is finding the financial resources they need. The Chamber maintains strong relationships with the area lenders, including traditional commercial banks, credit unions, small business lenders, angel investors and alternative financial resources. We can help you understand your capital needs and develop a business plan before approaching a lender to help you put your best foot forward. If your business needs money to start or grow, whether it is working capital, inventory, equipment or expansion we can help you find the right avenue for your financing needs.


Traditional Financing

Click here for a list of Chamber member banks, credit unions and lenders.


Non-Traditional Financing

Accion Alabama
Alabama Small Business Capital
Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance
Community Enterprise Investments
Downtown Mobile Alliance
Greater Mobile Development Corp.
Interface Financial Group
Security Finance
South AL Regional Planning Commission
Southern Development Council
U.S. Small Business Administration


Capital Investment Companies

Central Gulf Coast Private Investor Network
Browning, Mecke &O’Neal
Gulf Coast Angel Network
IPC Capital Partners
Mensura Capital 


Government Loan Programs

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
CAPLines Loan Program – Short-Term Loans and Revolving Lines of Credit
Department of Agriculture
Department Of Commerce
Department of Treasury
U.S. Small Business Administration
Surety Bond Program


Credit Challenges

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Mobile
How to Pay Business Debts You Can’t Afford


Disaster Loans

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program
Department of Agriculture Disaster Program


The Truth About Grants

U.S. Small Business Administration
Catalogue of Federal and Domestic Assistance