TwispWorks mission is to increase the economic and cultural vitality of the Methow Valley and over the past decade the TwispWorks campus has become a regional model for rural economic revitalization. Our programs focus on helping Methow Valley entrepreneurs replicate our success by providing ongoing business support, mentorship and access to capital. Our programs aim to teach what we practice and we are excited to share some of our recent success stories.
A Creative Campus
TwispWorks welcomes businesses, non-profit organizations, artists, craftspeople and the community at-large to the 6.4 acre campus to share, collaborate, and celebrate the vibrant culture that makes the Methow Valley a special place to live, work and visit.
A partner on the TwispWorks campus since 2014, eqpd gear explains how they have grown their business with the help of TwispWorks programming including the Methow Investment Network and Methow Made.
HeronCraft discuss the benefits of launching their business on the TwispWorks Campus.
Methow Valley News
As the voice of the valley for over 100 years, the Methow Valley News is in a unique position to speak of the positive impact the campus and TwispWorks’ programming has had on our community.
MV Jewelers Collective
The Methow Valley Jewelers Collective uses its location on the TwispWorks campus to gather the Valley’s best jewelers together, providing a unique retail experience while also serving as a small business incubator.
Old Schoolhouse Brewery
The Old Schoolhouse Brewery explains how being a TwispWorks partner and participating in Methow Made and the Methow Investment Network has allowed them to grow their business.
Methow Investment Network
With 68 active members, we’ve connected local investors with new and growing businesses who have secured loans totaling $3M, providing new industry, economic diversity and local jobs. Check out the videos below to see how these local businesses have benefitted from the Methow Investment Network.
Two Sisters Billing
Over 48 active members receive marketing assistance for their locally made goods through the Methow Made program. And the Valley Goods store acts as a year round retail destination for all things local. Check out the videos below to see how these local businesses have benefitted from being a part of Methow Made and Valley Goods.
Mia Libby, Artist
Small Business Emergency Grant
In partnership with the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery Organization and Okanogan County’s Economic Alliance, TwispWorks launched the Small Business Emergency Grant in May this year to give $1500 to those businesses most impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Since its launch in April, 2020 over $116,500 has been raised and grants have been made to 48 grants local businesses.
North Cascades Mountain Hostel
The Iron Horse
Twisp Daily Art & Business