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Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)

NEDCO is a private, non-profit Community Development Corporation that has a history of helping neighborhoods and families build assets through home-ownership, neighborhood revitalization, and business development services. NEDCO's Marion County office provides one-on-one education and counseling to help people reach financial stability. This includes home-ownership & foreclosure, business development, and personal finance. 


Chemeketa Community College SBDC

Chemeketa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) gives small business owners the tools and environment they need to make great decisions.


MicroEnterprise Resources, Initiatives & Training (MERIT)

MERIT helps entrepreneurs by providing training and ongoing support from pre-business through start-up, and beyond business-launch. They do this through a three-tiered program design: Explore and Define Your Business, Launch Your Business, and Grow Your Business. 


Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR)

Strategic Economic Development Corporation is the lead economic development entity for Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. SEDCOR focuses on supporting and growing traded-sector businesses in the region, with a targeted focus. These industries have the best potential for job growth, to pay higher wages, and to bring new dollars into the local economy.