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Published on Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Micro-Loans for Farms, and Food Related Businesses Local to Spokane

Local Vision Investing, LLC

Local Vision Investing, LLC

Criteria for Making Loans

 A. Mission Related Criteria: The goal of the Local Vision Investing, LLC is to strengthen Spokane’s local economy by making small loans to locally owned and operated businesses to help them thrive. They will favor businesses that:

  • Include ecological and social performance, as well as profit, a triple bottom line.
  • Source their inputs primarily from Eastern Washington or otherwise promote the economic viability of the Spokane region.
  • Advance sustainable practices, and
  • seek to innovate.

LVI, LLC is currently focused on local farms and food related businesses. They will look favorably on applications from farm and food businesses that address larger social issues of hunger and public health.

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teri

3/4/2014 8:34 AM

Thanks for posting this Chrys. Very cool! Perhaps it is simply a matter of my heightened awareness of such things, but it does seem like recently there has been a shift in consciousness amongst people here about locavesting and food systems work. Makes me hopeful about our future.

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