Explore statewide and local financing options for starting, growing, and relocating your business.
Funding is often times the missing link between entrepreneurial dreams and the reality of a sustainable business. Funding sources can be difficult to locate in today’s economy and the process of applying for that funding can be overwhelming. Fortunately, The Small Business Development Center can help you locate appropriate sources of capital for your business, as well as help you prepare a complete loan package. Their Loan Programs & Financing Options Guide summarizes over 50 different funding options.
Some unique local funding options include the Port of Bellingham’s Industrial Revenue Bond and Revolving Loan Fund programs, loan funds through the Cities of Blaine and Sumas, the Community Food Co-Op’s Farm Fund, and the NW Catalyst Fund to support startups.