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.
HopeWorks – Everett, WA
About HopeWorks: HopeWorks operates Social Enterprises that are mission-driven, revenue-generating businesses that provide on the job training and support to people with diverse skills who are striving to overcome experiences and institutional failures that have left them out of the workforce.
HopeWorks creates and operates social enterprise businesses designed to provide paid training programs for low-income Snohomish County residents.
HopeWorks owns four social enterprises: Groundwork Landscaping, Renew Home and Décor (Retail), Kindred Kitchens and Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center. HopeWorks operates these businesses. Trainees are required to attend a two-week Solid-Foundation Workshop where they gain skills in timeliness, professionalism, and financial management.
This Grant will help: By providing an opportunity to open new training opportunities, hire more employees, and be able to serve more trainees in their programs.
“HopeWorks Social Enterprises if proud to be celebrating its tenth year in business thanks to the support of Northwest Business Development Association (NWBDA). Over the last decade HopeWorks has supported hundreds of Snohomish County residents achieve self-sufficiency through hands-on job training in one of three social enterprises. This year we are excited to announce that Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center has become the fourth HopeWorks Social Enterprise. As a HopeWorks social enterprise, Tomorrow’s Hope will provide opportunities in early childhood education for individuals starting their career in child development. Tomorrow’s Hope will be joining our other social enterprises – Ground Works Landscaping, Kindred Kitchen, and Renew Home & Décor in their work of providing career training opportunities in landscaping, food and beverage service, retail customer service, and now child development. This accomplishment would not have been made possible without community support of business such as NWBDA.”
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 —
Greater Portland Metro Area/
North Oregon Coast
Willamette Valley, Central,
Eastern & Southern Oregon
September’s Loan Fundings
NWBDA funded 16 new
projects for the total amount
September’s Loan Approvals
NWBDA approved 3 new
projects for the total amount
In the month of September,
create 123 new jobs
in the local communities
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