Fishing and Shellfishing

We support local fishing and shellfishing operations by developing business expertise and offering financing

Our Impact

20

Local fishermen — helping to maintain their livelihood

$373,446

Invested in 10 fishing businesses since 2014

$90,800

In financing to 6 shellfish businesses since 2014

About

We support local fishing and shellfishing businesses by developing their business expertise and offering financing to support their growth. The business assistance we provide focuses on how to increase efficiency and profitability. Guidance ranges from managing cash flow to working with lenders, and from marketing to managing employees—all to help build more successful businesses. As a complement, we have three loan programs. Funds are targeted to the unique needs of fishing and shellfishing businesses, helping them start-up, stabilize and grow.

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