Division of Small Business

Site Readiness Fund

The Delaware Site Readiness Fund promotes economic growth and stability by investing in the development or improvement of commercial and industrial sites to attract job-creating businesses. The Fund provides grants, loans or other economic assistance to qualified businesses or local governments that invest in constructing, renovating or improving infrastructure for sites that will attract new businesses or expand existing businesses within the State. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a public utility advantage to the citizens of Delaware.

Before submitting an application, ensure that your project meets the minimum program requirements in this document here. 

The Delaware Division of Small Business is now accepting applications for the Site Readiness Fund. To view an informational webinar on applying for the Site Readiness Fund, please visit this link.

If you are planning to apply for a Site Readiness Fund grant, please contact the Regional Business Manager for your area for application assistance:

For Northern New Castle County, contact Joe Zilcosky at
For Southern New Castle County, contact David Mathe at
For Kent County, contact Anastasia Jackson at
For Sussex County, contact Lauren Swain at

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funding has been awarded. Download the application at the below link. Once completed, applications can be emailed to

Site Readiness Fund Application

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