Southern Washington small business services

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Vancouver, Washington-based Southern Girl Delights serves Dorothy Golson's cherished southern cooking with recipes passed down in her family. Her business logo celebrates her Southern heritage with the tagline, “Southern Girl from the heart.”

Our Southern Washington office serves small business owners looking for support within Clark County, Cowlitz County and Skamania County. Every day, our team works with local residents to create new economic opportunities by providing access to business funding, training and mentorship to underserved communities including migrants, people of color and women.  

Meet our clients

Our programs have proudly supported the success of the following small businesses in the Southern Washington area, and many more. 

Explore our Southern Washington programs

Whether you're looking for capital, or support to build your credit, our programs offer services to assist you at any stage of your small business journey.

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Business Banking Pathway Program

In partnership with the City of Vancouver – we're supporting small business owners to earn up to $500, open a business banking account, and build their credit. Applications open on February 22, 2022.

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We provide loans ranging from $500-$20,000 to startups and existing small businesses that do not qualify for traditional loans.

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Southern Washington small business education

Learn more about Southern Washington small business education services at Mercy Corps Northwest. We offer courses, seminars, and 1-on-1 training on a variety of business-related topics.