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:
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.
MCEDD Loan Supports Minor’s International Wood Design
Danny Minor of Minor’s International Wood Design has been an independent business for the last nine years, but Danny hasRead more.
Draper Girls Country Farm Value Added Processing Expands with MCEDD Support
Draper Girls Country Farm has been in the family since 1962. Theresa Draper bought it from her father in 1981Read more.
Value Added Food Processing Business Grows at the Port with MCEDD Funds
April 2013- Columbia PhytoTechnology, a MCEDD loan client since 2011, specializes in powder production, particularly of fruits and vegetables, forRead more.