Business Assistance Toolbox
Clackamas County Advantages Tool Box
Clackamas County Rural Revolving Loan Program
Businesses located outside the Portland Metro urban growth boundary are eligible for loans up to $150,000. This money can be used on land, building acquisition, new construction, machinery and equipment. The requirements are one job for each $25,000.
Mt. Hood Economic Alliance Grants & Revolving Loan Fund
Regional and Rural Investment Funds (grants & loans) focusing on economic development. Priority will be given to projects that create or retain jobs, leverage outside capital investment for business development, demonstrate ongoing sustainability, support minority and women owned companies, and projects that achieve an average wage level at or above the county minimum average wage.
Clackamas County Enterprise Zone Program
This three-five year tax abatement program provides a financial incentive for industrial business to expand their facilities, invest in machinery, and hire new employees.
Clackamas County Business Training and Workforce Partners
Oregon Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (BizCenter) at Clackamas Community College serves new and established businesses throughout the Clackamas County area providing: practical, affordable training, confidential business counseling, information and referral services, and access to small business resources.
Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County Oregon (WICCO)
WICCO is a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to serve as an advocate for businesses in workforce development within Clackamas County and the State of Oregon.