Small Business Loans

START or GROW YOUR BUSINESS with a Mercy Corps Northwest Loan:
Mercy Corps Northwest is a Small Business Administration Intermediary Microlender.
We provide financing to small business owners who may not qualify for traditional loans.

In 2009, Mercy Corps Northwest helped local martial arts instructor, Y.K. Jeong open his Taekwondo studio
in Gresham, OR. See his story here.

Mercy Corps Northwest Loan Client: Best Taekwondo from Dan Sadowsky on Vimeo.

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Typical uses of small business loans

  • Capital goods such as equipment and fixtures
  • Business vehicles
  • Upgrades and repairs
  • Goods and materials for expansion
  • Other uses may be considered as well

New Businesses (open less than 1 year)
From $500 up to $20,000

Existing Businesses (open longer than 1 year)
From $500 up to $50,000

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Credit-building potential:
Loan payments are reported to the three credit reporting agencies

A quick reference to the relevant details of our small business loan program.

Our educational services prepare you to apply for a loan and build a successful business. 
You’ll benefit from an array of training, consulting and networking opportunities.

  • Key advice and mentoring
  • Small business classes
  • Seminars on key business topics
  • Credit repair guidance
  • Business financial planning—forms and information


Questions: See FAQ
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Read frequently asked questions about our small business loan program.

US Small Business Administration

Mercy Corps NW is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.