The Mission of the Sitka Economic Development Association is to: Foster a business climate that is receptive and conducive to existing and new business, help promote the creation of family wage job, enhance the quality of life for Sitkans.
SBDC helps small businesses grow throughout Alaska via its expanding online resources and business management expertise.
"There shall be established the small business guaranteed loan program. A majority of a committee composed of the administrator and two members of the long-range planning and economic development commission designated by that commission is authorized to issue on behalf of the city and borough guarantees of private-sector loans to small businesses under the conditions set out in this chapter." (Ord. 03-1719 § 4 (part), 2003.)