Business Resources

 

neon handshakePhoto Credit: Charles Deluvio, Unsplash Their are many partners that come together to cultivate a strong tech community in the Gorge.  See those listed below as resources for you as you explore locating or expanding your business in the Gorge.

 

Chambers of Commerce

Our Chambers promote your business, help you relocate to the Gorge and provide local information:

Ports

Our Ports serve your business with properties and development:

County Economic Development

Our County Economic Development offices work to connect you with additional information and resources:

Regional Lenders

  • Mid-Columbia Economic Development District: Gap loans and financing for companies creating new jobs. MCEDD can help determine which loan program (or combination of programs) best suits your needs and can facilitate contact with other programs as well.
  • Mount Hood Economic Alliance: A partnership between Clackamas, Hood River and Wasco counties to provide gap financing loans for local businesses. MHEA provides secondary financing for businesses unable to secure (enough) financing through conventional banking means.
  • Oregon Investment Board: Business loans within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
  • Washington Investment Board: Business loans within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

Higher Education Institution

Northwest Business Support Organizations

State and Federal Economic Development