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We Foster Growth

The Payson IDA has a broad business background and understanding designed to help businesses in the community not only exist but thrive. Through the use of our loan program, a new business owner or current business can receive the capital help they need to continue to grow and become an established business in Rim Country.


View the Payson IDA loan program and other state and local government programs below. 

Get A Loan

We Are Here To Help You Grow!

Start A Business

There are countless reasons why starting your business in Payson, Arizona is a perfect fit! We understand however that starting a business can be extremely stressful. 

That's why the Town of Payson has created a platform to make the start-up process as easy and informative as possible. Click the button below to get step-by-step instructions on starting your business in Payson!


Payson Economy

Understanding the current economic profile of Payson as you consider relocating or starting your business is an important step.


Find current demographics, businesses, properties, talent pool, and more by clicking on the button below!

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Other Community Resources

The Town of Payson is built on supporting our local community. We offer a number of important resources for your new or growing business. Get to know Payson and all of Rim Country a little deeper by studying the community resources that are at your disposal!

The Small Business Administration is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. The SBA provides various guidance, assistance, funding, and education for all your business needs.

The AZSBDC Network provides one-on-one confidential evaluation and guidance by Business Advisors with business ownership and management experience to help you fast-track your plans and position your business for success. They also offer affordable workshops and seminars to help you gain the knowledge and skills that you need to succeed.

The Arizona Commerce Authority is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA provides a wealth of knowledge, resources, guidance, and funding to help you start, relocate, or grow your business. Also view the AZ STEP Program.

USDA Rural Development provides various programs, technical assistance, and funding opportunities for rural small businesses through loans, loan guarantees, and grants. They are committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.

The Rim Country Chamber of Commerce intends to expand and promote economic development in all of Rim Country. The Chamber currently has a number of resources for new and current business owners. Please contact them for more information.

EDAC is a group of Payson area stakeholders who volunteer their time to guide the implementation of the Greater Payson Area Economic Development Strategic Plan. This group meets regularly on the various initiatives and strategies outlined in that plan. Please contact us for more information.

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Ready to join the vibrant & growing community of Payson and Rim Country? Stay up to date with the latest information from the Payson Industrial Development Authority by joining our newsletter today!

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