October 2021
Newsletter – Issue 52

As a non-profit organization, NWBDA is able to provide grants on an annual basis to other organizations or programs who provide an economic or community development in the areas that NWBDA serves. This year, NWBDA, along with it’s affiliated company 9019 RE Holdings LLC, was able to give away a grand total of $194,000 to businesses, organizations and programs who provide a direct impact to their community.

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County –
Mount Vernon, WA

About Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County: The Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County carries out business attraction, retention and expansion and collaborative engagement to achieve a prosperous, sustainable and equitable community while maintaining Skagit County’s natural beauty and quality of life.

EDASC focuses on Economic Development reflecting all aspects of a prosperous and healthy community that supports growth, job creation, job retention that values equity, inclusion and sustainability. EDASC initiatives include small business support programs, workshops, helping businesses secure incentives and financing they need to grow; Leadership development, administering emergency grant funding for local business and business retention and recruitment.

This Grant will help: by supporting their economic development programing. That programing would include entrepreneurial support and workforce development.

“These funds will help us continue meeting the support needs of small businesses as they deal with the impacts of Covid-19 and other pre-existing issues,” EDASC CEO John Sternlicht said. “We are incredibly thankful for NWBDA’s support, enabling us further our shared mission of economic development valuing equity, inclusion and sustainability.” John Sternlicht, CEO

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NWBDA is so thankful to be able to give back to our community and help the world around us. We are incredibly grateful to our lenders and borrowers because of their continued
patronage and because of it, we are able to support others.

NWBDA is delighted to support unique organizations who are striving to change their communities and make a better place for everyone. We encourage everyone to visit this amazing place and make your own impact.

“Small things done with great love will change the world.”

— Mother Teresa —

Eastern Washington/
Northern Idaho
Eric Sartell
(509) 904-5169

Southwestern Washington/
North Oregon
Jim Bright
(360) 521-5704

Western Washington

Elizabeth Rusnak
(425) 286-6673

Central Washington

Lisa Vincent
(509) 469-5040

Greater Portland Metro Area/
North Oregon Coast
Mike Miller
(503) 746-1805

Willamette Valley, Central,
Eastern & Southern Oregon
Evan Heriot
(541) 228-5015

Western Washington

Mark Beppler
(425) 505-3263

September’s Loan Fundings

NWBDA funded 16 new
projects for the total amount
of $37,380,220.36

September’s Loan Approvals

NWBDA approved 3 new
projects for the total amount
of $10,876,000.00

In the month of September,
NWBDA helped
create 123 new jobs
in the local communities

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(800) 540-1748 (Toll Free)

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