Expand Your Business

Our suite of incentives are leveraged from state and regional partners that target specific industries and are focused on helping our community raise the annual average wage for workers. We can work with you to determine if your business falls within one of Florida's targeted industries and meets the annual wage requirements to receive assistance.

Free Technical Assistance and Training

Most businesses start with great ideas and not business degrees. Good business practices can be learned, but your creativity is a gift! We can connect you with free in-person workshop opportunities, one-on-one coaching, and online training available through the Small Business Development Center network. Topics include:

  • Starting a Business
  • Access to Capital
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Networking
  • Exploring International Trade
  • Government Contracting
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Business Recovery and Continuity& MORE!

Access to Loans

The Small Business Administration offers two low-interest loan programs to help finance:

  • Building construction and improvements
  • Heavy machinery or equipment
  • Purchasing an existing business
  • Refinancing current debt
  • Furniture, fixtures and supplies.

Our EDC Coordinators can connect you with our partners at Florida FirstCapital Finance Corporation to explore loan options that fit your specific needs.

Marsha Asbury-Turner, North Florida Business Development Lead
(850) 566-6152


Strategic Growth

GrowFL provides access to resources, analysts and tools typically only available for Fortune 500 companies. Our EDC Coordinators will help you apply for a small grant to cover up to 50% of the cost to receive the following services that are curtailed to your specific business:

  • Financial management
  • Employee recruitment and retention
  • New market and competitor analysis
  • Exporting and global distributionchannels
  • Supply chain best practices
  • CEO Roundtables

Eligible businesses have between 6 and 150 full-time employees and annual revenue of between $750,000 and $100 million.


We are here to assist you in many business expansion scenarios. If you are improving an existing facility or searching for an additional location, contact us to discuss your options and the permitting process.

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Contact us today to put our team to work for you!   GetStarted@WakullaEDC.com


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