Additional Resources for Local Business
New Vision, The Yakima County Development Association (YCDA) is a public-private non-profit corporation created to support businesses and help create jobs within the Yakima Valley. YCDA is a one-stop source for all the information and assistance that is available to local businesses from a network of government agencies, chamber of commerce, colleges and universities, and other important non-profit service providers.
The Development Association’s professional staff provides quick confidential assistance for business:
- Government-backed loans;
- Industrial revenue bonds;
- Tax credits and incentives;
- Job skills training and education;
- Permitting and licensing; and
- Sources of goods/services for manufacturing
In addition, the association maintains the Yakima Valley Entrepreneur Network. This initiative actively supports entrepreneurship by providing information and advice on business planning, financing, marketing, etc. The Network provides valuable educational and networking opportunties to entrepreneurs in partnership with other local business resource organizations. Learn more about resources for new and expanding businesses.
If you need help or additional information please Contact Us or call our office at 509-575-1140.
"...the cost of doing business is much lower in Yakima and I think that's attractive to a lot of companies today." - Larry Benaroya, CEO, The Benaroya Company