Since inception of the business assistance program, MCEDD has made over 230 loans to businesses totaling over $14 million. MCEDD loan client businesses have created or retained over 2,100 jobs. MCEDD funds have also leveraged just over $12 million in additional public funding and over $30 million of private capital. Learn more about the businesses we support and their contributions to the local economy:
Business Financing Supports New Brewery: Dwinell Country Ales
Dwinell Country Ales, the newest member of the Columbia River Gorge’s vibrant beer making community, recently opened the doors toRead more.
Business Program Assists Loan Start-Up: All Seasons Carpet Cleaning
All Seasons Carpet Cleaning and Restoration is a newly established, locally owned and operated carpet cleaning, janitorial, and restoration business serving theRead more.
Celilo Paddle Company Receives Small Business Loan
In 2013 Sherry and Kevin Perry moved away from the big city in search of a place where nature wasRead more.
Sweet Lila’s Coffee Cup Receives Small Business Loan
Heidi Hall received a Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) loan to open a coffee drive thru business. Sweet Lila’s CoffeeRead more.