Governor’s Weekly Message: Delaware’s Strategic Fund: Supporting Job Creation & Business Growth

(Dover, DE) – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the positive economic impact of Delaware’s Strategic Fund, which provides customized financial assistance to companies that consider locating or expanding in Delaware.

“Our grants and loans support a variety of companies – mainly small businesses – from health science startups at Delaware Technology Park to financial companies creating hundreds of jobs in Wilmington,” said Governor Markell. “Delaware’s portfolio of companies currently receiving grants have exceeded job creation requirements, reporting more than 26,000 full-time employment opportunities. That’s 3,000 more than promised. Through this comprehensive approach, we’ll continue to create economic opportunities for our people, and we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

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Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Delaware’s Strategic Fund: Supporting Job Creation & Business Growth