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Revitalizing Our Downtowns

Governor Carney designated four new Downtown Development Districts (DDD) in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton. The program significantly builds on efforts to redevelop DE’s commercial business districts and drive private investment in towns and cities.

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Supporting Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

Supporting Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

Ten Delaware small businesses from across the State and representing a variety of industries -- including agribusiness, medical devices, food services and apparel -- were awarded Encouraging Development, Growth & Expansion (EDGE) Grants. Applications for the next round of EDGE Grants are due October 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

Delaware One Stop

Delaware One Stop

Governor Carney officially launched a new online tool to streamline registration and licensing requirements for Delaware small businesses. The new Delaware One Stop simplifies reporting requirements and allows Delaware entrepreneurs to focus on starting and growing their businesses.

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About the Governor

Picture of John Carney, Delaware's Governor

Governor John Carney has been working to make Delaware a better place for more than 30 years.

Born in Wilmington and raised in Claymont, Governor John Carney has been working for the Delaware people for more than 30 years. John took office as Delaware’s 74th Governor in January 2017, focused on making Delaware’s economy more competitive, preparing Delaware’s children to succeed, and building a long-term sustainable financial plan for the State of Delaware. Working with Delawareans across the state, and with members of the General Assembly, he has made progress on each of those priorities. John has directed new resources to high-needs schools, partnered with the private sector to drive new job creation, and taken steps to lower healthcare costs for Delaware families, businesses, and taxpayers.