Oregon small businesses receive $5.6M in federal money

Oregon small businesses receive $5.6M in federal money

The U.S. Treasury money comes from the State Small Business Credit Initiative.

The program essentially offers low-interest loans to fledgling enterprises.

For example, Business Oregon used SSBCI funds to make a $200,000, low-interest loan to Bend-based Drink Tanks Corp., which makes stainless-steel beer growlers.

Read more at Portland Business Journal