Business Support Resources

Community Development Organizations

Association of Oregon Counties (AOC)

1201 Court St NE # 300
Salem, OR 97301-4110
Phone: 503-585-8351
Web site
Service Area: Statewide

AOC is an advocate for county government and county officials in their effort to improve the service of county government with the Oregon Legislature and state agencies.

League of Oregon Cities (LOC)

1201 Court St. NE, Suite 200
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-588-6550
Web site
Service Area: Statewide

The League of Oregon Cities is formed by an intergovernmental agreement among all of Oregon's 242 incorporated cities. It is the effective and collective voice of Oregon's cities and their authoritative and best source of information and training

Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE)

1209 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1209
Phone: 541-346-2879
Web site
Service Area: Statewide

The mission of the RARE program is to increase the capacity of rural communities to improve their economic, social and environmental conditions through the assistance of trained graduate-level participants who live and work in communities for 11 months.

Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO)

727 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-371-8667
Toll Free: 800-285-5461
Web site