financing



State of West Virginia Programs


The state of West Virginia offers a variety of financial incentive programs to promote our state and to attract business and industry. New and expanding businesses can learn about any of the innovative financial incentive programs listed here by contacting the West Virginia Economic Development Office (WVEDO).

Here is a brief listing of the programs available…

  • Direct loan programs & Indirect loan programs
  • Industrial revenue bonds
  • Leveraged technology loan insurance program
  • West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council
  • West Virginia Small Business Development Center loans
  • Tax increment financing

See their website for detailed information on the above programs – click here.

Contact info:
Greenway Building
Northgate Business Park
160 Association Drive
Charleston, WV 25311-1217
Phone: 304-558-3650
Fax: 304-558-0206


The West Virginia Small Business Development (WVSBDC) is a division of the WV Development Office and is funded by the State of West Virginia, the United States Small Business Administration, and our Community Colleges and Workforce Investment Board Partners.

The WVSBDC provides services that help increase a small business’s access to capital through assistance in obtaining bank loans, SBA guaranteed loans, microloans, angel capital investments, venture capital investments, SBIR grants, and investment through sources made available by the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, the lending arm of the state. Services provided include:

  • Assistance with feasibility surveying
  • Market identification and planning
  • Business plan development
  • Financial statement preparation and analysis
  • Cash flow preparation and analysis
  • Identifying sources of funding

See their website for detailed information on the above programs – click here.

Contact info:
Wheeling Area
1704 Market Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: 304-214-8973 or 304-233-5522
contact WVEDA
Contact the West Virginia Economic Development Authority

Greenway Building
Northgate Business Park
180 Association Drive
Charleston, WV 25311-1217

Telephone: (304) 558-3650


Harrison County Economic Alliance Corporation


The Harrison County Economic Alliance Corporation (The Alliance) was created in 2008 from the merger of three previous entities providing economic development revolving loan funds. The Alliance continues to promote the economic prosperity of Harrison County businesses through direct loans and a reduced-rate loan program with the cooperation of numerous local banks and the Cities of Bridgeport, Clarksburg, and Shinnston.

Loan Guidelines, Application for up to $100,000 and/or Application for $100,000-$250,000:

See their website for more detailed information – click here.