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Small businesses in Oregon represent more than 90 percent of all employers and employ over half of the private-sector labor force. By supporting small businesses, we can all pitch in to make our state more prosperous! Join the Oregon's Kitchen Table Lending Team on Kiva, so we can work together to expand opportunities for small businesses in Oregon - and help our state prosper.

  • Paleteria Floresunfunded

    Paleteria Flores

    This loan will help Eugenio  pay for a logo and packaging costs of his Bolis (ice pops) and Frituras (Chips). The labels will help his products gain more recognition. The loan will also go toward a down payment of a van that will help Eugenia distribute his products.

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    Hillsboro

  • TonTon's Artisan Affectionsfunded

    TonTon's Artisan Affections

    A loan of $10,000 helps equip the TonTon's facility to package their hummus for bulk Food Service sales, immediately entering 10 Fred Meyer Olive Bars.

     

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    Talent

  • Excelso Salonended

    Excelso Salon

    Help an immigrant to Oregon start his own beauty salon.  Celso will be leasing a studio, where he will provide a wide variety of services including: hair cuts for everyone, dyes, hair extensions and hair treatments.

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    Portland

  • Sprouting Heartsfunded

    Sprouting Hearts

    This loan will help with costs for purchasing seeds, building gardens beds and meditation paths and building our client base. It would be able to help catapult our farm into 2017 with the starting capitol we would need to help our community members live healthy through clean food, education, and holistic living practices.

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    Nehalem Valley

  • Nightbird Salonfunded

    Nightbird Salon & Apothecary

    A loan of $5,000 helps my small salon market itself, boosts product sales, replaces outdated equipment and attracts more clientele.

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    Portland

  • Sourcefunded

    Source

    Source is an oyster bar and retail shop featuring fresh seafood, meat, and produce from Tillamook County.  Help launch Source by funding the purchasing of equipment and providing working capital.  Opening Source will allow us to highlight the quality seafood, meat, dairy, and produce that Tillamook County has to offer and be part of the economic revitalization of Garibaldi.  

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    Garibaldi

  • Bowlfunded

    Bowl

    Bowl will be an intimate cafe where folks can enjoy a farm fresh "bowl" of goodness and learn about the bounty of amazing local foods on the North Oregon Coast. We will provide produce, meat, fish and eggs from the many local farms in the area to purchase as well as other value added grocery items produced by local farmers.  Bowl has a space to lease and a Kiva loan will purchase the kitchen equipment, grocery cases and furnishings needed to open.

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    Nehalem Valley

  • Dauntless Wine Companyfunded

    Dauntless Wine Company

    Dauntless Wine Cø. is a veteran owned and operated winery with the mission to give back to warriors in need. Each bottle of wine contributes to veteran charity.  A $10,000 loan will help them purchase additional equipment to finish their 2016 vintage.

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    Gaston

  • Don Felipe Productsfunded

    Don Felipe Products

     A Kiva loan will help Don Felipe Products expand their product line by producing an environmentally friendly meat-less chorizo to cater to a new clientele.

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    Hillsboro

  • Intent Coffee Roastingended

    Intent Coffee Roasting

    Intent Coffee Roasting invests 30% of our profits towards community development projects in coffee-growing regions. Currently, we are purchasing water filters that will last a lifetime for families in Nicaragua. Our goal is to continue to pursue relationships with producers of high-quality coffee and share their stories while simultaneously brewing their coffee for a quality cup of coffee. They will use this loan to hire an employee to focus on sales and exposure to have cafes, businesses and churches using our coffee.

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    Portland, OR

  • Junk Trunk Boutiquefunded

    Junk Trunk Boutique

    A handcrafters collective boutique is seeking a loan of $3,000 to help the development of the artisan store through providing wages, purchasing supplies and inventory, covering deposits and purchasing a computer for the data entry.

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    Salem

  • Bronwen Jewelryfunded

    Bronwen Jewelry

    Help a social entrepreneur in Bend expand her durable jewelry line and support local economies using fairly traded artisan materials.

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    Bend

  • Three Legged Dog Public Housefunded

    Three Legged Dog Public House

    Help a local restaurant owner grow his business and sustain his community space in Independence.

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    Independence, OR

  • Rainbow Ice Creamfunded

    Rainbow Ice Cream

    With this loan, Antonio Gutierrez of Rainbow Ice Cream  will be able to purchase a ice cream tricycle and authentic neive de garaffas equipment to make the nieves (ice cream), which will help him sell, promote and better present his artisan ice cream.

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    Hillsboro

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    Willamette Valley Mediation

    A loan of $10,000 helps Willamette Valley Mediation to sustain and expand its mediation practice by hiring another part-time employee.

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    Salem

  • ONTASCended

    ONTASC - Teaching and Educational Program

    A loan to secure space for teaching workshops, after school youth programs such as narrative writing, audio recording and podcasting, movie making, and more. ONTASC's in-school community partnership programs have been operating successfully in K-12 schools for the past three years. $10,000 will cover six months of rent in a commercial building in downtown Grants Pass, OR. 

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    Ashland

  • Spice of Africa at Farmers Marketfunded

    Spice of Africa

    Join the Oregon's Kitchen Table Lending Team on Kiva to support your fellow Oregonians opening or expanding their small businesses!

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    Hillsboro, OR

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    Buttercup Homemade Ice Cream and Chowder

    Buttercup Homemade Ice Cream and Chowder needs working capital in order to pay off construction costs and begin the next phase of growth. Help bring them to a store near you.

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    Nehalem, OR

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    fuAsian is Building a Rolling Kitchen

    fuAsian’s catering and cooking classes have become increasingly more popular so they’ve decided to make their kitchen mobile.

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    Portland, OR

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    Boys Fort

    After four years it's time to expand the FORT. Additional capital will help them launch their own product line and bring others into the fold.

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    Portland, OR

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    Powering Seaside with Solar for Ashore Hotel

    This $15,000 support will help to install PV solar systems in their 22-room hotel and offset their electrical cost up to 35%.

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    Seaside, Oregon

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    Fuller Foods Serious Cheesy Puffs

    Portland based micro cheesy puffery is looking for working capital to order new packaging and supplies for their upcoming fall production.

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    Portland, OR

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    Bring Urban Rowing to Firebrand

    Since 2012, we’ve offered unique workouts to rave reviews and built a fitness family. Our next step: PDX's first indoor rowing studio!

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    Portland, OR

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    Help Oregon Healthy Harvest Expand Production and Healthy Eating

    This campaign will help upgrade current machinery, purchase a refrigerated delivery vehicle and add some more helping hands!

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    Portland, OR

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    Seely Mint is Getting New, Easy to Open, Packaging

    This campaign will help purchase new equipment to automate our packaging, allowing us to focus more on the quality of the product you all have come to love. 

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    Clatskanie, OR

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    Help Los Roast get a Commercial Kitchen!

    We'll be processing our roasted chile seasonally, as well as make traditional red and green chile sauce, dried chile, and salsa year-round!

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    Portland, OR

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    Bike-Themed Marketplace & Bistro at OC Amtrak Station!

    This campaign will help finance the purchase of kitchen and bistro equipment for First City Central Marketplace & Bistro.

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    Oregon City, OR

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    Upgrade and Renovate Whats Upstairs!

    We are upgrading are operations systems. We will renovate our 300 sq ft back room to create a usable community/office space.

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    Portland, OR

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    Green Drop Garage Expansion

    After 5 years, we are expanding to a second location in the Eastmoreland/Woodstock neighborhood!

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    Portland, OR

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    Rain Baby Gear

    Rain Baby Gear is seeking working capital to scale its manufacturing operations and expand its wholesale business to the East Coast.

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    Portland, OR

  • Hottie Dasfunded

    Help Hottie Das Launch in Portland

    Help Jason realize his dream of opening a mobile hot dog cart in Portland

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    Portland, OR

  • TeaScapefunded

    TeaScape Launches Relaxation in Southeast Portland

    My new venture will include multiple practitioners and an organic teahouse.

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    Portland, OR

  • Expanding Hot Winter's Market Reachfunded

    Expanding Hot Winter's Market Reach

    Hot Winter works directly with regional farmers to create a one of a kind fermented hot sauce.

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    Portland, OR

  • Genki-Su is expanding into new stores!funded

    Genki-Su is expanding into new stores!

    With this funding we will be able to enter new markets throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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    Portland, OR