• This past year has been one like none of us have seen in our lifetime, and we want to celebrate an individual business leader (or other leader)  who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership over the past year.
  • Businesses who showed remarkable achievement in customer service, economic impact, innovation, job creation/retention and service (on the part of the business) to the community.
  • A “Spirit of Business” Community Supporter award recognizing an organization of any type (nonprofit, service organization, government entity, or the like) that has gone above and beyond to support the economic vitality of the region.

To submit your nomination, please click on the link to the ONLINE application form (preferred method). If you require a paper form, there is also a link to download that form to print and mail in to CEDR.

All forms and supplemental documents must be received no later than 5pm on April 30th regardless of method selected.

Instructions are on the form.

Advising Support Available from Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Clatsop Community College provides no-cost, confidential advising to local business owners in both English and Spanish. Please visit the Clatsop SBDC website to learn more and request an advising appointment.

Future Small Business Grant Opportunities

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

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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