Mission and Bio

Mission Statement: MCDC is committed to the success of business owners in Michigan and creates vitality, community growth and economic development throughout the State by reinvesting profits to grow Michigan’s economic base.

Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC) is a non-profit corporation authorized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide SBA 504 and SBA 7a financing throughout Michigan. Certified Development Companies (CDC) serve as the conduit to the SBA for the SBA 504 and SBA 7a Loan Program. Banks and Businesses must use a CDC if they wish to access this loan program.

With projects in nearly 90% of Michigan's counties the MCDC is one of the leading providers of SBA financing in the state of Michigan. MCDC was the first CDC in Michigan to be a designated Premier SBA lender and is recognized as a leader in Michigan and nationally. This elite designation is awarded to less than 10% of all CDCs nationally and allows the MCDC to step into the role of the SBA in approving loan transactions.

MCDC has been financing Michigan businesses since 1982 and has 5 offices across the state to serve you. The MCDC Staff is fully committed to the economic success of business owners in Michigan. 100% of our business operations and 100% of our profits remain in Michigan; we are invested in growing our local economic base.