The Lake County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) works with a regional network of lenders to access flexible business capital. The LCEDC utilizes the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) to provide financing to local businesses and the USDA’s Rural Business Development Grant Program (RBDG) to provide technical assistance to Lake County businesses.
IRP Loan Program
LCEDC participates in the USDA Rural Development Intermediary Relending Program (IRP).
Eligible uses for loan funds:
Recycling Market Loan Program and Business Assistance
The RMDZ program offers eligible businesses below market terms financing for new development and expansion projects, technical assistance and free product marketing. The Lake/Sonoma/Mendocino Zone offers substantial benefits to potentially eligible businesses. Benefits include: