VIDA Members

Northeast Oregon Economic Development District

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!
Baker
Union
Wallowa
Business
Education
Adaptive Technology
Lisa Dawson
541-426-3598

Community Services Consortium

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.
Benton
Lincoln
Linn
Housing
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Jennifer Wells-Whitney
541-758-2636

Confederated Tribes of Siltez Indians

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.
Benton
Clackamas
Lane
Lincoln
Linn
Marion
Multnomah
Polk
Tillamook
Washington
Yamhill
Housing
Jeanette Aradoz
541-444-8316

Linn-Benton Housing Authority

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.
Benton
Linn
Housing
Education
Adaptive Technology
Keonali Hutley
Carie Tribble
541-918-7326

Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services

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.
Benton
Linn
Housing
Education
Kym O'Hare
541-752-7220 x 305
1-800-403-0957 Toll Free

Maps Community Foundation

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.
Benton
Clackamas
Linn
Marion
Multnomah
Polk
Washington
Yamhill
Education
Mitzi Smith
Oscar Porras
503-779-1823
503-375-2446

African American Alliance for Homeownership

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
Multnomah
Washington
Yamhill
Housing
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Daniel Lechuga
503-595-3517

Clackamas County Social Services

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.
Clackamas
Housing
Education
Jemila Hart
503-655-8877

Micro Entreprise Inventor's Program of Oregon (MIPO)

MIPO provides inventors and small business owners with consulting, trainings, and resources that focus on bringing their inventions to market as a means of diversifying Oregon's economy and increasing opportunities for solutions to societal challenges. MIPO works with entrepreneurs to move their inventions and conceptional models toward commercialization or licensing ventures. By doing so, local communities will benefit from an increase in higher-paying jobs and better opportunities for products to enter the market that were conceived in Oregon. By partnering with the Avita Business Center, MIPO also provides small business assistance to local entrepreneurs, while focusing on business development, growth, and analysis. MIPO and the Avita Business Center are working together to support Inventors and micro businesses by offering VIDA for small business funding.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Business
Adaptive Technology
Marina Gavrilyuk
503-546-8813

Community Vision

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.
Serves people with developmental disabilities.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Business
Housing
Education
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Adaptive Technology
Allison Falleur
503-858-0678

Lutheran Community Services NW

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.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Business
Housing
Education
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Randy Lucas
503-731-9590

Innovative Changes

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 Education IDAs
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Education
Adaptive Technology
Talia Kahn-Kravis
(503) 249-5205

Catholic Charities

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.
Not currently accepting applications.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Business
Housing
Education
Molly O'Donnell
503-688-2665

Northwest Housing Alternatives

Northwest Housing Alternatives creates opportunity through housing. NHA currently offers homeownership and education IDAs to current NHA residents.
Clackamas
Housing
Education
Julia Doty
Luc Smith
503-654-1007 ext 105
ext 124

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce's mission is to increase the economic and educational opportunities for Latinos in Oregon and SW Washington.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Washington
Business
Education
Jonath Colón
503.222.0280

Northwest Family Services

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.
Clackamas
Multnomah
Housing
Education
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Valerie McCarthy
503-546-6377

Lower Columbia Hispanic Council

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.
Clatsop
Tillamook
Business
Education
Jorge Gutierrez
Eileen Purcell
503-325-4547

Northwest Oregon Housing Authority

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.
Home Ownership and Education IDAs
Clatsop
Columbia
Tillamook
Housing
Education
Home Repair and Rehabilitation
Adaptive Technology
Helen McClaine
503-994-5032
888-887-4990, Option 2, Ext. 110

Food Roots

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: Growing/Producing Transporting Processing Packaging Cooking Composting/Recycling Selling/Retail/Restaurants, etc. Other ideas? Ask us!!
Food Related Small Business IDAs
Clatsop
Lincoln
Tillamook
Business
Lauren Karl Sorg
503-815-2800

Families Forward

Families Forward envisions people achieving their goals and taking pride in their accomplishments as a result of their efforts. This vision is accomplished through innovative partnerships aimed at offering people the resources and opportunities to thrive. IDA's are available to clients of Families Forward first, and then we are open to the community.
Crook
Deschutes
Jefferson
Business
Housing
Education
Adaptive Technology
Carly Garzon
Andy Hall, Kelly Fisher
541-923-1018