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The Oregon Investment Board (OIB) provides economic development loans and grants to projects benefiting Multnomah, Hood River, and Wasco, the Oregon counties lying in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
- Sustained Impact: To date, the Oregon Investment Board has received four appropriations totaling $4,001,750. The OIB has approved grants and loans (by utilizing revolved funds) totaling more than $8.2 million.
- Public and Private Leveraging: The Oregon Investment Board has leveraged over $14.4 million private and more than $13.3 million in public funds.
- Job Creation/Retention: Funds are provided through grants and loans to support infrastructure, business assistance, and workforce development to support job creation and retention. The OIB has provided funding to projects to directly create or retain over 500 jobs. The number of jobs created will continue to increase as the funds are revolved into new grants and loans.
Learn more about OIB investments through our Investment map page. Click here to access the site.
Oregon Investment Board Open Position
Oregon Investment Board Open Positions
Multnomah County - There is currently an opening on the Board representing Multnomah County. If you are interested in serving, contact the MCEDD office at 541-296-2266 or pick up an application at 515 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, Oregon or click here for an application form.
Wasco County - There is currently an opening on the Oregon Investment Board representing Wasco County. If you are interested in serving, contact the MCEDD office at 541-296-2266 or pick up an application at 515 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, Oregon or click here for an application form. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. September 29, 2015