June 2022 Newsletter

Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls Idaho


Monthly newsletter from
Region IV Development Association, Inc.

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The Region IV Development office will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
In reflection and commemoration of the federal holiday Juneteenth, our office will be closed Monday, June 20, 2022.

This month only!
Small Business Empowerment Workshop Series


Internal Loan Programs

Before you give up on your project due to financing challenges, give us a call to see if we can assist your business with one of our internal loan programs listed below.
We are happy to consider start-ups, turnarounds, and other non-conventional circumstances.
Contact a loan officer today!

Rob Atkins, Loan Programs Manager and Loan Officer
(208) 732-5727 ext. 3002
Amy Brinkman, Loan Officer
(208) 732-5727 ext. 3006

May SBA 504 Interest Rates

25 Year - 5.19%

20 Year - 5.13%

10 Year - 4.92%

Small business owners can access cash from the equity in their real estate by way of the SBA 504 debt refinancing program. 

In addition to refinancing existing debt on more favorable terms, you can get cash out to pay operating expenses or other purposes. 

As with all SBA 504 programs, you can lock in a repayment term of up to 25 years at below-market interest rates.


Idaho Small Business Development Center
"Your Success is our Business"


Did you know that we are housed in the same building as the Idaho Small Business Development Center?

Our loan team and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have a strong, shared purpose to help small businesses reach their financial and operational goals. Our partnership with the SBDC has created a cross-over business development model that will assist small businesses with start-up training services, consulting opportunities, and financial education to help them reach their business goals.

    202 Falls Avenue
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    (208) 732-6450


    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 to see how we can help.

    We are excited to announce the Rural Economic Development Services (REDS) Program is now housed under Region IV Development!
    We are currently accepting applications from motivated, creative individuals that want to support and advocate economic growth potential for the rural communities in South-central Idaho. This program works with rural communities with a population of 10,000 or less.
    The Economic Development Professional (ED Pro) will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the REDS program. The ED Pro will serve as the voice and brand ambassador of the REDS program and work closely with the Idaho Department of Commerce, REDS Board of Directors, and a broad range of professional organizations, businesses, and individuals with varying goals and ideologies to strengthen the economy in strategic and sustainable ways. The ED Pro will be actively engaged in open conversations regarding challenges and opportunities by collaborating with local government officials, business leaders, community organizations, and other stakeholders to find innovative ways to overcome the challenges of operating businesses in rural Idaho communities. The successful candidate will create and lead strategic development opportunities. This position is multifaceted, working to develop, implement, and coordinate business support, entrepreneurial development, community development, marketing, networking, and operational management. The ED Pro will be a critical partner in broadband development, business startups and expansion opportunities, business attraction campaigns, affordable housing solutions, and workforce development training opportunities in the participating communities.
    Find the full job description on our website or Indeed.com


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