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  • Economic Development

  • Baker County Chamber of Commerce is proud to be in the forefront for our County bringing Community Investment inititatives that encourages a Shop Local Campaign, Local Loyalty Program and collaborating with the region to build the Community Investment infrastructure needed for sustainable growth for Baker County.   The Baker Bucks Program is just one tool in our tool box to realize our goals.  This Baker County Chamber member benefit program encourages keeping our money where our house is.  Please join us by giving Baker Bucks instead of cash for birthdays, anniversaries, employee incentive or appreciation programs and thank yous for a job well done.  Call the Baker County Chamber of Commerce to order your Baker Bucks today 541-523-5855

    The Baker County Economic Development was created in partnership with the City of Baker City and Baker County to help local entrepreneurs to start, retain, or expand their business. The Economic Development Director Greg Smith and his assistant Julee Hicks are available to give you the necessary support to improve your business. Here are some of the services they provide:

    • One-on-one Business Consultation and Seminars
    • Government Contracting
    • Website Development
    • Economic and Financial Assistance

     

    The Community Development Department was created in partnership with the City of Baker City and Baker County to aid in managing and planning for the community's growth and development. We strive to create a business-friendly environment that fosters sustainability and encourages economic growth.

    The Community Development Department currently oversees the Baker County Enterprise Zone and the Elkhorn View Industrial Park located in Baker City.

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    Feel free to contact us for more information.

    Jason Yencopal
    Community Development Director

    Baker County Court House
    1995 Third Street, Baker City, Oregon 97814 Phone: (541) 523-9669 Email: jyencopal@bakercounty.org

  • Northeast Oregon Economic Development District

    Northeast Oregon Economic Development District or NEOEDD provides a variety of Training and Technical Assistance, Strategic Planning, and Program Administration/Staffing Services.  If you need assistance, call us anytime to discuss your project, business or organizational needs:  541-426-3598  or  800-645-9454 . If we can't help, we'll look for someone who can.

    Training and Technical Assistance

    NEOEDD provides many types of training and technical assistance for businesses, citizen groups, non-profits and local governments. We can help you learn to improve your business or organization through workshops, classes or customized training. Training is available in business plan development, marketing, financing, public relations, organizational and project development, fund-raising, grant-writing and leadership development.

    You can also hire NEOEDD to work on specific tasks for your organization, community or business. Our technical assistance includes grant research, grant writing, grant administration, meeting facilitation, feasibility studies, business plans, project development and management, research and data analysis and report writing.

    The District also provides economic data for researchers and referrals to other technical assistance providers.

  • Oregon Small Business Development Centers

    The Oregon Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)  are partnerships between the government and state and community colleges througout Oregon. They are administered by the Small Business Administration and aim to provide educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

    SBDC-Baker County
    1901 Main St.
    Baker City, OR 97814                                 
    541-276-6233

    Click here to view a Baker County Success Story