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Training: Economic Development Finance

January 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

January 21, 2020
Gresham City Hall Conference Center


Join us for the next course in the Oregon Economic Development Certification Program to learn about economic development finance.

Participation in this training session also counts towards the Oregon Certified Economic Developer Program.

Course Information

As an Economic Development Professional it is important to understand the Ins and Outs of economic development finance to assist businesses and create jobs. This course explores economic development finance and investigates the financing resources available for job creation projects.

You’ll leave this interactive course with an understanding of:

  • Business Financing Fundamentals
  • Equity Financing
  • Debt Financing
  • Revolving Loan Programs
  • Grants
  • Business Oregon Business Finance Programs
  • Federal Tools
  • Deal Packaging

and more!

*Refunds available up to 7 days before event. After, credits are offered.

Rural Scholarships Available

OEDA is pleased to offer professional development scholarships to rural communities, in partnership with Business Oregon and the Ford Family Foundation. Scholarships are approved on a rolling basis and according to availability of funds.  Individuals that meet the criteria will be notified with an approval email and coupon code. Please await code before registering. Priority is given to applicants that best meet the criteria and that will benefit most from professional development opportunities. View Rural Scholarship Application: OEDA Professional Development Rural Scholarships

Questions? Email Annie Gorski (AGorski@cityofsalem.net) or AJ Foscoli (aj.foscoli@dallasor.gov), our Professional Development Committee Co-Chairs.


January 21, 2020
8:00 am - 4:30 pm