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:
Enterprise Zone Opportunities Expand in Wasco County
The Joint Wasco County Enterprise Zone received confirmation of redesignation. The updated zone builds on the City of The Dalles’ 30Read more.
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.
Major Employers List Updated for Hood River County, Oregon
The Hood River County Economic Development Working Group released the 2018 Hood River County major employers list. The document isRead 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.