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:
Farmers Conservation Alliance Expands and Preserves
Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA®) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on water management solutions that benefit both agriculture and theRead more.
“Love at First Stitch” Turns into Business Reality
Terra Cotta, located on 214 Washington Street in downtown The Dalles, is a hidden gem for lovers of fashion. TerraRead more.
Power Station Hood River Upgrades with MCEDD Funds
Diesel Athletics, LLC dba Power Station – Hood River obtained a loan from Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) in DecemberRead more.
Let’s Dream Big Beverage Company Becomes Reality with Financing
Carrie and Bruce Nissen, Owners of LDB Beverage Company Bruce and Carrie Nissen came to Stevenson, WA with big ideas.Read more.
MCEDD Finances Equipment to Help Business Move from R/D to Product
In 2006, Jacqueline Alexander purchased a pear orchard located at 3993 Highway 35, Hood River. Her business Morale Orchards, LLCRead more.
Good Medicine Expands Tea Wholesale Business with Financing
In July of 2013, Nikol Clark and Randy Goetz purchased the commercial property at 1029 May Street in Hood River,Read more.
Family Business Dream Becomes 20+ Year Business Reality: CARS
What started as a way to get their classic cars restored and out of their driveway, turned into a businessRead more.
Bend in the Road Rehabilitates Hood River Heights Building
Bend in the Road, LLC obtained a MCEDD loan in December 2017 to start up an antiques and collectibles cooperative.Read more.