Ongoing Support



Business LendingDiscounted Services

Business Lending

Launcher graduates benefit from access to the small-business financing market to receive potential funding for their start-up or existing small business.

Taking out a loan can be daunting.  Launcher guides you through the loan process and connects you with preferred lenders who are ready to work with Launcher graduates and local businesses.​

Some of our preferred lenders are:
First State Community Loan Fund
Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union
Grow Delaware Fund​

Launcher offers a variety of loan types, giving small businesses the financial support that best suits their needs. Please contact us to find out more about loan products and learn more about how we can help.

Discounted Services

Entrepreneurs who successfully complete the program, write a business plan, and locate their business in target neighborhoods are eligible for LAUNCHER’s ongoing business support, including:


  • Professional consulting services for program graduates of business class

  • Access to low-cost accounting services
  • Access to Pro Bono Legal services (Note: Pro bono legal services are available on a limited basis and are subject to attorney availability.  Client is responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses, such as filing or recording fees.)
  • Opportunities to participate in joint marketing initiatives
  • Eligibility to apply for loans from $500-$50,000
  • Invitation to the Annual Entrepreneur Awards honoring outstanding program graduates