Economic Development and Small Business

Grants & Incentives

Review Possibilities of Tax Incentives and Workforce Growth Grants on a case-by-case basis; evaluating each project as it relates to our Economic Development Strategy and in the case for downtown projects how well it complements both our Economic Development Strategy and the Main Street Advisory Board's Plan of Work and Vision for Downtown.
  • Call 336-258-8907 to discuss your project with our Economic Development Director

There are several grant opportunities out there, we highlight here the ones we have used the most and ones we have found are the most readily accessible to businesses:

More often than not, small business support offers assistance by the means of loans 
  • Low interest
  • For high risk, or start up projects
  • Smaller loan amounts traditional banks may not service
Surrey Bank, in Elkin is a knowledgeable and supportive Small Business Association (SBA Loans) lender
  • Contact Bill Johnson, Commercial Loan Manager at 336-526-1803
Energizing Elkin Entrepreneurs, E3, a Town of Elkin Revolving Loan Fund, also specializing in small business loans (up to $25,000)
  • Click here for more information on E3

Mailing Address

Post Office Box 857 Elkin, North Carolina 28621

Street Address

226 North Bridge Street Elkin, North Carolina 28621

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