Oregon-based small business services

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Each of our service locations across Oregon and Washington offered a unique set of education and financial services. As of January 1, 2024, all client programs have closed as part of our pivot away from client services in the Pacific Northwest. You can now explore a list of active local providers here.

Meet our former clients

Our programs proudly supported the success of the following small businesses, and many more. 

Past Oregon programs

Mercy Corps Northwest provided vital financing, mentorship, and education to small business owners across the Pacific Northwest until the end of our programs on January 1, 2024. Please visit our contact page to get in touch with staff for questions about past programs and offerings.

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Oregon Women's Business Center

The Oregon Women's Business Center at Mercy Corps Northwest closed its doors on September 30, 2023. A new women's business center will be named in the following months by the Small Business Administration. 

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We provided loans ranging from $500-$10,000 to startups and existing small businesses that do not qualify for traditional loans. Our program is now closed and new providers can be found below.

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Matched savings business grants (IDA)

Mercy Corps Northwest is now longer an IDA provider. Search below to find a provider for Oregon IDA grants in your area.