Future Small Business Grant Opportunities

To be notified of future small business relief grant opportunities, please send an e-mail to cedr@clatsopcc.edu


CEDR has awarded State of Oregon Small Business Relief Grant funding to 37 Clatsop County businesses totaling $119,342. The dollars available were $120,000 for round one from Business Oregon. There were 42 initial applications, and 37 qualified.

Every corner of Clatsop County was represented with qualified awardees. Disadvantaged and under-served businesses are the focus of this grant program. Women-owned businesses totaled 25, or 68% of the total. Latinx-owned Businesses were a total of 9, or 24%. Businesses that were awarded any CARES Act Funding were not eligible to apply, and the business had to have 10 or fewer employees. Non-profits were also eligible to apply.

Clatsop Economic Development Resources

CEDR is the regional Economic Development Organization for Clatsop County, and is the “one stop” business resource in the region for business recruitment, retention and expansion. 

CEDR collaborates with local, state, and federal partners, including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Gearhart, Seaside, Warrenton, Clatsop County, and is aligned with Clatsop Community College. CEDR also works closely with Business Oregon, the economic development agency of the state of Oregon, and Col-Pac EDD (Economic Development District), federally designated. 

CEDR is a paid membership organization, with many private sector members and a Board of Directors from both the Public and Private Sector. CEDR Executive Director is also the Clatsop County Enterprise Zone Manager.

CEDR’s Mission: 

Deliver business-driven economic development services to Create, Grow & Retain Clatsop County Businesses. 

CEDR’s Vision: 

Prosperous communities and quality jobs for Clatsop County residents. 

CEDR Contact Information: (503) 338-2402. Email: cedr@clatsopcc.edu.

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