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Volusia County Economic Development locates focused grants offered by third party organizations. Visit us to see the most recent discoveries and find one that works for your business.
The CEO Business Alliance is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization with the sole mission to stimulate new job creation and capital investment in Volusia County. The Alliance works to recruit new business to the area; assist local business growth and retention ; and support initiatives that enhance economic development efforts. As a fully-private economic development entity, the Alliance is not subject to public record requests and can offer entirely confidential consultation, all at no cost.
GrowFL is Florida's only organization exclusively dedicated to support and accelerate the growth of second-stage companies, by providing their leaders with focused, efficient, and timely access to resources they deem important. Our programs provide connections with other second-stage company leaders, resources, and organizations whose expertise, experience, and products lead to the second-stage company’s continued growth and prosperity.
The Volusia County SBDC helps entrepreneurs and businesses launch, grow, and succeed. Our services include confidential business consulting, business planning, industry & market research, sales & marketing guidance, financial analysis, capital & funding acquisition, government contracting, and much more.
Led by the presidents of UCF, USF and UF, The Florida High Tech Corridor leverages a unique perspective and the strengths of our world-class research institutions to accelerate regional economic development through innovation, research and development grants, support and by cultivating talent.
Volusia County Economic Development (VCED) is the division of Volusia County government that assists business owners and works collaboratively with local stakeholders. We provide assistance at no cost to businesses with the desire and potential for growth within Volusia County. VCED provides guidance and assistance to start-up, second stage, and maturing businesses.
VCED participates in a wide range of development projects with both county and municipal jurisdictions through the following:
If you have a business or are thinking of starting a business in Volusia County, VCED is here to serve your needs.
If traditional financing is not an option, or you are interested in learning about an alternative source of funding for your capital project, you may want to consider a bond.
The Volusia County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) was created for the purpose of reviewing and processing commercial/industrial projects submitted for tax-free revenue bond financing and re-financing as defined by, and in the manner provided by, the Florida Industrial Development Financing Act and by Sections 159.44-159.53 of Chapter 159 of the Florida Statutes.