YEAR 2008 FACT SHEET
*July 5, 1992 Business Plan presented to and approved by Governorís Office
*July 1, 1993†††††††††††† Enabling Statute FS 288.770/8
*August 16, 1993††††† First employee
*November 5, 1993 Programs/Policies approved by Board and Governorís Office
*February 2, 1994 Began accepting Loan Guarantee applications
*November 1, 1994 Became member of Ex-Im Bank City/State Program
*May 1, 1995 Signed Co Guarantee Agreement with SBA
*December 1, 1995† Ex-Im Bank Umbrella Insurance Policy activated
*July 1, 1996 Increased Capital Grant by State
*September 18, 1996 Ex-Im Bank Delegated Authority received
*July 1, 1997† State Grants Self-Sufficiency Capital
*December 31, 1998 Achieved Self-Sufficiency

Note:figures are cumulative from inception except where noted.
12/31/08
Medium term (over 1yr.) loans commitments arranged on behalf of small Florida exporters
$1,228,000,000
Export value of Political and Credit Risk Insurance arranged to support sales of small Florida exporters
$165,600,000
Export value covered by FEFC loan guarantee commitments for small Florida exporters
$288,946,000
Total value assisted (100% small business/approx. 72% minority and women owned)
$1,682,546,600
Total for 2008 activities
$72,320,400
Total State Grants received (1993/1997)
$5,600,000 Capital - $1,000,000 Operating Expenses
$6,600,000
Net Worth of FEFC - 12/31/08
$6,311,548
Total number of seminars -
333
FEFC seminar attendance
- Exporters
10,941
- Bankers
2,060

FEFC Status - Non stock not for profit corporation with IRS 501(c)3 status
15 Member Board of Directors (5 Government/10 Private Sector)
Loan Defaults - 16 ($1,032,907 Net Loss)
Legislative Mandate - To increase job opportunities and income for residents of Florida by providing financial, technical, and consulting assistance to small and medium sized Florida companies in support of their export sales.