Loans designed with the needs of small and start-up businesses in mind

Business Lending

Grow or start your business with an affordable business loan.

Utilize the funds to improve your operations and generate more revenue with new equipment, free up cash-flow, expand your existing location or take on another.

Not all business loans are equal.

You will have access to a dedicated loan officer who will guide you through the process and will be just a phone call away.

Marketplace Loan

The marketplace loan is a short-term loan designed to help growers, food vendors and artisans get through the market and/or event season. Funds can be used to pay for inventory, booth fees, equipment, signage, etc.

Range: $300-3,000
Term: 6 months
Interest: 12%

Small Business Loan

The small business loan has been specifically designed for micro-entrepreneurs and small business owners who need to purchase items such as equipment or inventory AND for those that are looking for start-up or expansion funding.

Range: $1,000-$100,000
Term: Up to 60 months
Interest: 9-12%

NEW: FREE Financial Counseling / Asesorías Financieras Gratuitas

No matter what your money goal is, CLW can help. CLW partners with DevNW to offer free financial counseling to CLW borrowers. Financial Counseling is an effective and confidential way to develop a goal-oriented budget, strengthen your credit, pay down debt, deal with collections or work towards other financial counseling goals. To meet with a HUD-certified financial counselor at no cost to you, email Lori Stout at and put “Financial Coaching” in the subject line.

No importa cuál sea su meta de ahorro, CLW quiere ayudarlo. CLW se ha asociado con DevNW para ofrecer asesorías financieras gratuitas a los clientes de CLW. Las asesorías financieras son una forma eficaz y confidencial de desarrollar un presupuesto orientado a objetivos, fortalecer su crédito, pagar deudas, negociar colecciones y cobranzas o simplemente trabajar para lograr otros objetivos de ámbito financiero. Para reunirse con un asesor financiero certificado por HUD sin costo alguno para usted, envíe un correo electrónico a Lori Stout a y escriba “Entrenamiento financiero” en la línea de asunto.

“With a CLW Market Loan, I can get quality materials at bulk prices and have then ready to go before crunch time, which allows me to have better, more creative products that sell well. Being able to do this helps me to be a lot more efficient in my work, find new markets, and have the ability to look to the future of my business. It makes all the difference knowing that CLW has my back.”
– Sue Theolass, Eugene Saturday Market Vendor

“CLW thinks outside the box- more of a real world, practical approach than the rigid standards you find elsewhere.”
Mark Nicholl, Oregon Wine Lab