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The EOWB is Eastern Oregon's link to the public workforce system. As one of its many functions, the EOWB facilitates partnerships between local businesses with similar workforce needs.
Sector Partnerships are industry-led collaborations of businesses dedicated to strengthening their sector in the local area.
Watch this video introducing what sector partnerships are and how they help businesses.
"It is quickly discovered how prioritizing all the issues and working together, solutions are found that help the entire group." - Bill Rosholt, Executive Director of EOWB
Healthcare organizations have identified priorities for healthcare industry growth in Southeast Oregon. We currently meet as a committee to discuss regional needs and plan events to increase healthcare workforce. We are currently working to hold a career fair for Burns High School this Spring. Please contact us if you would like to learn more or to participate in any of the projects.
We are currently seeking transportation and warehousing organizations interested in collaborating on growing the industry in Eastern Oregon. Eastern Oregon is a great location to reach all of Pacific Northwest. Contact us to learn more about this sector and how to get involved.
Manufacturers are supported by public partners that help coordinate efforts to support success such as training and economic development.
Contact us for more information on this sector and how to get involved. We are currently seeking manufacturing organizations to join us in expanding the industry in Eastern Oregon.
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NORTHEAST OREGON WORKFORCE HOUSING COLLABORATIVE
Workforce housing related businesses and individuals are collaborating to increase available housing in Eastern Oregon. Baker, Union, Wallowa, Umatilla, and Morrow Counties gathered to develop priorities and take action toward resolving housing issues.
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If you would like to get connected with workforce housing efforts or the construction sector in Eastern Oregon, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Oregon > Business Statistics, Grants, Loans, Tax Incentives, Investing, Oregon Growth Board, Business Entrepreneur and Business Resources, Build or Maintain Infrastructure, Market Oregon Products Overseas, Complete for Contracts.
America's Small Business Development Center > No-cost business consulting and low-cost training to new and existing businesses. Eastern Oregon SBDCs are located in Pendleton, La Grande and Ontario.
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network > Helps entrepreneurs start up and scale up by connecting them to peers and mentors, startup funding opportunities, and hands-on training.
Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC) > Economic development, Lending programs, Grant writing services, Grant administrative services, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administration, Northeast Regional Housing Program administration, labor standards compliance and other state and federal grant program administrations.
Northeast Oregon Economic Development District (NOEDD) > Financial, technical, and educational resources for Northeast Oregon’s entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and municipalities.
U.S. Small Business Administration > Small business help and funding programs.
Office of Small Business Assistance > State of Oregon > Helping small businesses navigate state and local government, start or grow your business, virtual training, and other business resources.
Oregon Apprenticeship > Create a Registered Apprenticeship for your business.
Work Share Oregon > Avoid layoffs
Travel Oregon > Grants, Programs & Initiatives, Events, Marketing Opportunities & Toolkits, Virtual Training, Industry News, Research, & Tourism in Oregon.
Quality Info > The Oregon Employment Department's Workforce and Economic Research Division provides accurate, reliable, and timely information about Oregon's state and local labor markets.
CTUIR Tribal Enterprises > The economy of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Grow your business with Google > Digital training courses and tools to help your small business adapt, grow, and better serve your community.
Eastern Oregon Business Source (EOBS) > Professional development, strategic planning, workforce initiatives, leadership mentoring, grant writing, economic development.
LaunchPad Baker > a business incubator where entrepreneurs can access free support, direction and resources necessary to make their dreams a reality.
Ignite La Grande > a one-stop center for small business resources, classes, referrals, a hang-out for entrepreneurs and a co-working space in La Grande.
Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance > Our mission to create an inviting, family-friendly and inclusive climate in Main Street Districts for new and existing businesses through improvements to infrastructure and increased promotion.
Port of Morrow > Financing, Financial Incentives, Industrial Sites, Transportation, Utilities located in Boardman, Oregon.
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