Craft3 is a regional nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that makes loans to strengthen the economic, ecological and family resilience in Oregon and Washington.
They lend to businesses, families and nonprofits, including those without access to traditional financing.
Craft3 focuses on highly-strategic engagement in places and sectors — seeking deeper, catalytic investment opportunities in housing, clean technology, along with food and agriculture businesses.
A continued partner in the The Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator - powered by E8 sponsors VertueLab in Portland and CleanTech Alliance in Seattle - Craft3 helps cohorts in the Accelerator better position clean technology startups to secure early funding and access to critical legal curriculum and business mentorship.
Founded in 1994, the company has grown to serve the entire Pacific Northwest from offices in Port Angeles, Seattle, Spokane and Walla Walla, Washington and in Astoria, Bend, Klamath Falls and Portland, Oregon.
Since inception, Craft3 has invested more than $510 million in over 6,800 people and businesses in Oregon and Washington.