Green River Area Development District
Serving Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union & Webster Counties in Western Kentucky
Think Progress. Think Tomorrow. Think GRADD.
300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301     Phone: 270.926.4433     TDD: 800.648.6056

Small Business / Entrepreneurship Resources

GRADD offers a variety of resources to help small businesses get started or expand to meet rising demand. Our programs are designed to provide "gap financing" to accompany other outside lending sources. We typically offer rates that are below what traditional banks offer which will enhance profitability of your project.

DID YOU KNOW?
>> Since 1980, our RLF program has lent $9.25 million (leveraged w/ $30.4 million in equity/other loans) to help create 1,470 jobs.
>> Since 2002, our IRP program has lent $600,000 (leveraged w/ $6.0 million in equity/other loans) to help create over 114 jobs.


Loan Programs

Click one of the links below for more information on our loan programs:

Click here for the GRADD FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
Print the application and fax to 270-684-0714 - ATTN: Carl Sims

Small Business Grants

While some grant opportunities exist, the Green River Area Development District does not administer any grant programs for entrepreneurs or small business owners.  Below are links to helpful resources for small business grants:

*For more information, please email Carl Sims or call (270) 926-4433.