Welcome to TEDD

Supporting business development, expansion and recruitment.

We work with local businesses, communities, and other organizations in Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties to help develop a stable and diverse economy.

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund

We offer a local, revolving loan fund that is deeply passionate about creating jobs and assisting rural businesses and startups. We can help. 

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund helps to finance business expansion, retention and start-up projects for borrowers who do not qualify for traditional loans. We consider your potential, not just your past.

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Small Business Support & Assistance

Turning your dream into reality requires hard work, commitment and help. That’s where TEDD comes in.

Your goals are our reason for being. We’re here to help local businesses grow from an idea into a success. We offer a wealth of services and online resource links to help every new and existing business thrive.

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The Strong Business Initiative offers formal + informal learning opportunities and connect regional businesses + entrepreneurs to an online ecosystem of tools + services. 

“Without TEDD, we would not have received funding to grow our business”

Peter Griessman
Woodworker Network
Addy, WA

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“TEDD has connected us to resources that we would not have found on our own, and were helpful in finding creative solutions to our needs.”

Steve Hedrick
Northern Ales
Kettle Falls, WA
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TEDD Facts

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Formed in 1969, TEDD was one of the first economic development districts in the State of Washington. We are here to help your business succeed.

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TEDD manages the Rural Opportunities Loan Fund for ten rural eastern Washington counties: Adams; Asotin; Ferry; Garfield; Grant; Lincoln; Pend Oreille; Spokane (outside city limits); Stevens; and Whitman.

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Through the Rural Opportunities Loan Fund, TEDD has made loans totalling more than $19,600,000. Does your business need capital to start or grow? Learn more.

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Meet #TeamTEDD

We are a small but mighty team that believes Northeast Washington has so much to offer.

From helping small businesses get their start to making sure established businesses can grow, TEDD is here to help. The staff at TEDD knows that economic development means more than just successful businesses. It also means fostering the kind of communities that people want to live, work and play in.