OEDA News and Events

Caroline Cummings has served as the Venture Catalyst for the Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) since August 2015. In this role, Cummings provides outreach and support to rural communities within RAIN’s four-county network ...

OEDA Rural Economy

Oregon’s population stands at over four million but includes only 663,330 people living in rural places. Unfortunately, almost a decade after the last recession, many rural residents are still recovering. As of July 2017, the unemployment rate...

Milwaukie Food Carts

Choosing the right projects to catalyze downtown revitalization can vary greatly depending on the community size, location, and assets. Aside from detailed research and/or economic analysis (which should always be a part of any strategic planning eff...

The Oregon Economic Development Association has absorbed the Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies, retaining its name while inheriting new responsibilities. Portland, Oregon – The Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA), a profess...