OEDA News and Events

The Columbia Pacific Economic Development District (Col-Pac) invites interested parties to submit statements of qualification and experience to provide grant writing, environmental and engineering consulting services, and reuse planning in associat...

March 25, 2021 The Oregonian’s March 18th article on the expansion of Facebook’s Prineville data center campus deserves response. The article misrepresented property tax incentives and their use as a primary tool for economic development. T...

SEDCOR is collaborating with McMinnville software firm Buildable, McMinnville Economic Development Partnership, Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership and other valley-area stakeholders to develop a special Enterprise Resource Planning software s...

UPDATE:  REGISTRATION CLOSES FEBRUARY 5! Start date will be determined shorty thereafter. OEDA is pleased to be partnering with Coraggio Group to provide a cohort-based recovery planning program intended for smaller public or non-profit communit...

From Business Oregon / Oregon Business Development Department 11-18-2020: "As the economic impacts of the pandemic continue, the Oregon legislature and Governor Kate Brown approved $20 million more to Business Oregon’s Emergency Business Assistanc...

NEWS RELEASE November 17, 2020 Media Contact: Liz Merah, 503-877-8287 Funds will be allocated to counties to distribute to businesses that have been hard hit by COVID-19  (Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today that the stat...

Funding Opportunity for Community-Based Organizations - June 10, 2020 Attachment 1 - Scope of Work Attachment 2 - Funding Options CBO_COVID19response_grant_application The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) would like to extend an invitation for f...

Our members practice economic development to make a difference. In pursuing this mission, the economic development community must acknowledge and address institutionalized racism. Systemic barriers have shut communities of color out of economic oppor...

John Day is seeking federal funding for various projects in its Innovation Gateway. The city also received a grant from Business Oregon for $59,986 to do a wetland delineation and site characterization for a key property. READ THE FULL STORY...

UPDATED May 26, 2020 OEDA has finalized a list of essential priorities for recovery work on behalf of Oregon's professional economic development community.  The document aims to call out those resources and processes that the economic development...