The Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization (VVREO) Revolving Loan Fund is a structured, cooperative partnership among local community organizations, USDA Rural Development, financial lending institutions and the Cottonwood Economic Development Council. All revolving loan fund (RLF) programs are intended for small businesses that cannot fully access conventional lending sources. All programs have the specific goal of business growth and/or retention and job creation. Click here to view loan information.
In the News
VVREO Offers Loans to Small Businesses
Sedona, Ariz. (June 17, 2016) – The Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization announced this week that it received $605,000 of federal loan and grant funding to benefit small business owners of the region.
VVREO has been a champion of important issues that foster economic growth in our communities since its inception in 2007. Driven and support initiatives include promoting the growth of agriculture and the wine industry in the Verde Valley, and more currently, area-wide broadband access through the efforts of the Verde Valley Broadband Cooperative. The VVBC’s mission is to drive economic development through universal, open access to broadband services via a fiber optic network that serves the rural Verde Valley. For more information see our Initiatives page.
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VVREO Meetings & Events
ATTEND our VVREO OPEN MEETINGS:
The public is invited to attend VVREO 2016 OPEN MEETINGS from
10 to 11:30 a.m.
August 5, 2016
Cottonwood Recreation Center
November 4, 2016
Clarkdale Campus, Room M137
Annual Speakers Series
“The Verde Valley – Success in Action”
Economic State of the Region
Jim Rounds, Rounds Consulting Group
October 21, 2016
7:30 AM -10:30 AM
Clark Memorial Clubhouse, Clarkdale
VVREO Annual Event
Each year VVREO and local leaders in economic development host an event to provide relevant information on important issues facing our local economy. This year’s event is currently in development. Sign up to be notified of our next event!