December Newsletter 2022


Monthly newsletter from
Region IV Development Association, Inc.

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"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that can instill in us."
- Hal Borland

The Region IV Development office will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Region IV Development Office Closed:
December 26 - Christmas Day, Observed
Jan 2 - New Year's Day, Observed


Region IV Development Loan Programs

Looking for financing for your business? Give us a call to see if we can assist your business with one of our loan programs.

Contact a loan officer today-
Rob Atkins, Loan Programs Manager
(208) 732-5727 ext. 3002
Amy Brinkman, Loan Officer
(208) 732-5727 ext. 3006

November SBA 504 Interest Rates

25 Year - 6.114%

20 Year - 6.037%

10 Year - 6.273%


For more than four decades, Region IV Development Association has been providing hands-on technical assistance to communities throughout southern Idaho – from helping with basic infrastructure development (sewer, water, fire protection, community centers and senior centers) to assisting with community building (training, visioning, and comprehensive planning). The Region IV Development team can assist with town meetings, preparing funding applications, and project administration.

Are you a community leader with a wish list full of infrastructure improvements to your city or county?
Call our office today:

Our Team:

Adeanna Jenkins - Community Development Planner
(208) 732-5727 x3008,

Brenda Hastreiter - Project Specialist
(208) 732-5727 x3007,

Dr. Michele McFarlane - Community Development Planner
(208) 732-5727 x3005,


Jeff McCurdy
President and CEO


Region IV Development Mission

To develop partnerships to promote economic opportunities by acting as a catalyst in providing resources that foster resilient communities across Southern Idaho.


The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy contributes to effective economic development by utilizing a locally-based, regionally driven economic development planning process. Our regional plan is strategy-driven and will enable RIVDA in creating an economic roadmap to diversify and strengthen our regional economy.

The RIVDA CEDS analyzes the regional economy, addresses regional economic problems, and serves as a guide for establishing regional goals and objectives.

 Click the CEDS to read more.


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