Grow your small business

When entrepreneurs are looking for education, grants, and loans for their business, our programs are here to fuel them into the future.

our mission

We invest in communities, uncover breakthrough solutions, and fight for equitable opportunities across the Pacific Northwest.
  • 17,610

    local clients served across our programs
  • $11.3m

    into the local community in loans and grants
  • 80%

    clients from historically underserved communities
  • 2,272

    businesses started or strengthened
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Who we are

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of crisis, disaster, poverty, and climate change to create a world where everyone can prosper. As part of Mercy Corps' global team, Mercy Corps Northwest serves to promote financial inclusion and social equity across the Pacific Northwest.

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What we do

Our programs support up to 2,100 small business owners each year, support successful futures beyond prison, improve services at more than 30 local nonprofits, and fuel under-resourced communities with disaster preparedness knowledge. We operate programs in Portland, Oregon; Vancouver, Washington; Walla Walla, Washington; and the Puget Sound area— where we welcome 2,400+ clients through our doors each year.


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