The Ottumwa Courier

February 21, 2014

Loan funds available for small businesses

Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Pathfinders Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) announces the availability of revolving loan funds for qualifying small business enterprises in the counties of Davis, Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Lee, Louisa, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren and Wapello.

Loans are given for the creation, retention and expansion of small private business enterprises based on one more of the following priorities: natural resource based enterprises, value-added agricultural enterprises, enterprises providing needed facilities and services to low-income, under employed or the elderly and small commercial or retail businesses.

Loans are typically $5,000-$20,000 with a 10-year term. For more information, call Pathfinders at 641-472-6177 or visit