Camas Community Lending Network

Serving the Palouse-Clearwater Region
Are you looking for $$ to start or expand your food or farming enterprise?  Need help identifying funding sources?  Or, are you interested in developing local lending options to support small farms and local food businesses in the Palouse-Clearwater region?  Established in 2015, Camas Community Lending Network is working to develop opportunities for community members to invest in our local food system.

Camas Community Lending Network serves the eight-county Palouse-Clearwater region including Benewah, Latah, Nez Perce, Clearwater, Idaho, Whitman, Asotin & Garfield counties. Contact the Camas Community Lending Network about 0% interest Kiva Loan!  As you local Kiva Trustee, the Camas Community Lending Network has a team of professionals ready to help you with your loan application!

Camas Lending’s Trustee Team includes: Colette DePhelps, University of Idaho Extension; Mark Heitstuman, Washington State University Extension; Lorie Higgins, University of Idaho Extension; John Lane, Clearwater Economic Development Association; Barbara Leachman, Small Business Development Center; Kathee Tifft, University of Idaho Extension; and, Robin Ohlgren, Organizational Development Consultant.

The mission of the Camas Community Lending Network is to strengthen our regional food system by facilitating community financial support and investment in the start-up and expansion of locally-owned food and farm businesses in the Palouse-Clearwater region.

Businesses featured at past network meetings:  Moscow Urban Farm/Victory Farm, LINC Foods, Community Sourced Capital,  MELA, Frisson Farm, Idaho’s Bounty and Deep Roots Farm.

Camas Community Lending Network is a project of the Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition.

For more information, email us @  Camas Community Lending Network.