Economic Development

Available Grants

The website is dedicated to informing the public what current federal, state and city grants are available. There are more types available as well, such as foundation, corporation and educational grants, to name a few. To learn more, click here

Economic Incentive Application


  • The Milford Economic Development Department was established to encourage the economic growth and development of the City. It is intended to promote a diversified and regionally competitive economy and tax base while maintaining the high quality of life enjoyed by Milford residents.
  • In addition, the Department provides liaison between the business community and the City government. One of the major responsibilities of this department is to assist with the needs of the City's existing businesses and attract new business to Milford, which in turn provides jobs for our residents, increases the tax base of the City, and in general makes Milford a great place to live and shop.
Kent County Profile
Sussex County Profile


Helpful Links

 USDA Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program 
 USDA Programs & Services for Businesses 
 Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) 
 First State Community Loan Fund 
 Downtown Milford, Incorporated (DMI) 
 Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford 
 Kent Economic Partnership 
 Sussex County Economic Development