The Northeast Oregon Economic Development District is dedicated to helping individuals, businesses and communities in Baker, Union and Wallowa Counties. We offer IDAs for small businesses. Our workshops, business classes, business plan review, and business loans can help you accomplish your goals. With more than twenty years experience our knowledgeable staff is looking forward to connecting you with the resources you need.
NEOEDD – Growing business and strengthening communities!
The mission of Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. is to advocate for and assist senior citizens, children, low-income persons and persons with disabilities in attaining basic human needs and in becoming more self-sufficient.
The Linn, Benton, Lincoln Regional Housing Center is a focal point for low and moderate income households to receive information and gain access to home ownership, rehabilitation, and educational programs available from the housing providers in Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties. We offer home ownership and education IDA’s for potential purchasers of the Lincoln Community Land Trust properties.
Our asset goal is homeownership. Siletz Reservation land is located in Siletz Oregon. Siletz has many services to help it’s members including a health clinic, self sufficiency support services, cultural center and a housing department. We currently have a Down Payment Assistance Program to help Tribal Members buy their first home. Along with the administrative department located in Siletz Oregon, we have three area offices located in Portland, Salem and Eugene to extend services to Tribal Members living in the valley.
Family Self-Sufficiency Program provides intense case management for 100 Section 8 families, assisting them in setting goals, improving/building credit, and increasing assets. We offer homeownership, education, and employment-related IDA’s to our current clients.
Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, a private nonprofit community development corporation, is committed to improving lives and strengthening neighborhoods through quality housing, homeownership, and economic opportunity and community partnerships. We offer the Valley IDA program for 2 asset goals: Homeownership and Education.
The Maps Community Foundation was created to support lifelong learning and economic development throughout our community. This gives our members and our employees the chance to pool individual contributions to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors. The Foundation builds community partnerships, works with local youth to provide guidance for the future, funds college scholarships, and engages in cooperative efforts that strengthen our community.
AAAH is a community-based organization comprised of housing resource professionals. AAAH stimulates home buying activities through our Homebuyer Coaching Project, The Homebuyer Education/Certification Classes, The IDA Program, and our annual Homebuyer Fair. All services are offered free to the public and we are an equal housing opportunity organization.
Clackamas County Social Services is a multi-service organization for low-income citizens of Clackamas County. Through a partnership with the Housing Authority of Clackamas County, we are able to offer IDA enrollment and case management to residents of public housing and clients in housing programs in Clackamas County. These IDA accounts can be used to buy a home or to pursue an education.
Micro Entreprise Inventor's Program of Oregon (MIPO)
MIPO provides inventors and small business owners with the consulting, training, and resources they need to bring their inventions to market. MIPO works with entrepreneurs to move their inventions and conceptual models forward to achieve commercialization or licensing ventures. This helps diversify Oregon's economy, while increasing opportunities for solutions to societal challenges to quickly enter the marketplace. Local communities benefit from an increase in higher-paying jobs as ideas developed in Oregon become available on the market in Oregon. MIPO partners with the Avita Business Center to deliver support to inventors and micro businesses through training, consulting and financing. MIPO is proud to offer VIDA for small business funding.
Founded in 1989, Community Vision provides individualized supported living, customized employment, family support, and asset building programs to people experiencing disabilities in Oregon.
Community Vision has proven that directly assisting one person at a time to live in their own home provides the stability and independence needed to work, live and thrive in the community of their choice.
In keeping with the LCSNW mission of “partnering with individuals, families and communities for health, justice and hope”, VIDA helps clients realize their dreams by providing financial guidance and cash assistance to those with a specific savings plan.Our organization is a non-profit social service agency. Within the Portland Metro area our office focuses on delivery of services to an extremely diverse community. For this reason LCSNW has worked to assemble a staff that is culturally diverse and competent. At present more than 35 languages are represented by the staff of the LCSNW Portland office.
Through the VIDA program LCSNW is working to provide assistance for the following asset goals: small business development and post-secondary education.
Innovative Changes (IC$) is a Certified CDFI Loan Fund, that assists low-income individuals and families, and those who otherwise lack adequate access to capital and/or financial services, manage short-term financial needs in order to achieve and maintain household stability. We do this by offering:
Financial Coaching and Workshops
Responsible Small-Dollar Consumer Loans
Credit Building Opportunities
Inspired by the transformative power of God's love, Catholic Charities, the social service arm of the Catholic Church in western Oregon, partners with the most vulnerable, regardless of faith, to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.Catholic Charities of Oregon achieves lasting solutions to poverty and injustice by partnering with clients to meet their economic and educational goals and to support their physical and social well-being.
Our mission supports individual success, family stability, and child well-being. With over 25 years of experience in social services, our competent staff and evidence-based programs and services include professional counseling, couple’s classes, parenting, money management, job readiness and placement, youth programs, healthy relationship education, and more. Services are offered in the greater Portland metro area in both English and Spanish.
The Lower Columbia Hispanic Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to serve the Hispanic community of the Lower Columbia River region. Our goals include promoting the health, education and social and economic advancement of area Latinos.
Northwest Oregon Housing Authority (NOHA) has been providing Housing Choice Vouchers for low income families living in Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook Counties since 1976. Beginning in 2007, NOHA began offering IDAs to Section 8 rental assistance recipients in conjunction with their participation in the Family Self-Sufficiency and Section 8 Home Ownership Programs. In 2013 we extended our offering to the general public in our region.
Food Roots exists to cultivate a healthy food system for our north coast Oregon communities.
Through Food Roots, IDAs are available to the public, but specifically for food-system related small business owners in Clatsop and Tillamook Counties.
Eligible food system businesses might include:
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