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Oregon Investment Board

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Columbia River Gorge.

515 East 2nd Street The Dalles, Oregon 97058
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Return forms to appointments@mcedd.org

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 approximately $4 million. 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 in private funds 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.

Learn more about OIB investments through our Investment map page. Click here to access the site.

Board Openings - Representing Multnomah and Wasco counties

The Oregon Investment Board (OIB), a seven member volunteer board appointed by the Governor of Oregon and managed by the Mid-Columbia Economic Development District, currently has two openings representing Multnomah County and one opening representing Wasco County. Click here for a copy of the interest form. Interest forms should be returned to appointments@mcedd.org or to the MCEDD office, 515 East Second St, The Dalles, OR 97058.



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