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Oregon Certification

Certification: [Oregon] - Office of Minority, Women, & Emerging Small Business


State of Oregon/Entity Registration/Subscription

DAS – Oregon Procurement Information Network [ORPIN]

DAS – Supplier Guide

DAS – Supplier Information

Oregon Procurement YouTube channel

ODOT- Highway Construction Opportunities

Oregon Construction Contractors Board [CCB]

Oregon University System [OUS] - Doing Business with

State of Oregon Secretary of State

Regional Government/Entity Registration/Subscription

City of Beaverton - bid opportunity email notification sign-up

City of Portland

Port of Portland - vendor registration

Portland Development Commission


Surrounding States

Certification: [California DOT only] - California, Doing Business With  
Certification: [Idaho DOT only] - Idaho, Doing Business With   
Certification: [Washington] - Office of Minority & Women's Business Enterprises  

Additional Resources

D-U-N-S Registration
Federal ID Number – online application 
NAICS Code Listing  
NW Connectory [database registration only, not certification] 
Veteran Owned Businesses 

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Access to Capital

Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Program
Albina Opportunities Corporation 
Angel Investing
ATNI [Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians] - Revolving Loan Fund 

Business Oregon (Oregon Capital Access Program Enrolled Banks) 

Business Oregon (Oregon Finance Programs) 
Business USA - Financing

CDFI [Coalition of Community Development of Financial Institutions]
City of Portland – Brownfield Program [loans and grants]  
City of Salem - Urban Development 
Grants.gov – [grant programs offered by Federal agencies]
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber 

Individual Development Account Initiative  

Kiva Zip 

Mercy Corps NW 
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO) 
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) - Grants

National Institute of Health - Grants 

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs [OAME] – click on “Programs, access to capital"
Oregon Micro Enterprise Network (OMEN) 
Oregon STEP Program (export assistance)
Oregon Water Development Program 
Portland Development Commission
Portland Seed Fund 
Small Business Administration (SBA) 

Small Business Development Centers [SBDC] - Capital Access Team

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development [special business activities in rural communities] 
US Department of Commerce – “Made in America” Grant Program

USDA - Rural Development, Business Loans & Grants

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Minority | Women | Trade Org.

Oregon Chambers of Commerce - Directory 

Adelente Mujeres​

African American Chamber of Commerce 

Alliance of Portland Neighborhood Business Associations  
American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon [ACEC] 
American Institute of Architects – Oregon Chapters 
Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC) 
Asian Women in Business (Resource Guide) 

Associated General Contractors [AGC] of Oregon 

Associated Oregon Industries [AOI]

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber 


Latin American Trade Council of Oregon 
Latino Business Alliance of Willamette Valley 

Latino Business Network - Eugene Chamber of Commerce  


National Association of Minority Contractors-Oregon (NAMC-Oregon) 

Native American Business Alliance [NABA] 

Native American Program – Legal Aid Services of Oregon 

Native PTAC

Northwest China Council 

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) 

Oregon Business Association [OBA] 
Oregon Latino Agenda for Action [OLAA] 
Oregon Native American Business Entrepreneurial Network (ONABEN) 
Oregon Native American Chamber of Commerce (ONAC) 
Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC)  
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. 
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce (PACCO) 
Portland Area Business Alliance 
Portland Business Alliance 
Portland City Club 
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians 
Urban League of Portland 
Women Business Leaders - Eugene Chamber of Commerce 
Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) 
Women Entrepreneurs of Oregon
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State of Oregon

Agency Resources 

Map of Agency Physical Locations

Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries [BOLI]

Oregon Department of Administrative Services [DAS] – Public Contracting Code & Rules
Oregon Department of Community Colleges & Workforce Development (CCWD)
Oregon Department of Energy  
Oregon Employment Department 
Oregon Government Contracting Assistance Program [GCAP]

Find Your Legislator 

County Resources 
Association of Oregon Counties - Directory
Clackamas County 
Douglas County
Jackson County 
Lane County - Purchasing
Marion County
Multnomah County – MWESB Purchasing 

Washington County 

City Resources
League of Oregon Cities – Directory
City of Beaverton - bid opportunity email notification sign-up
City of Bend
City of Eugene
City of Gresham
City of Hillsboro
City of Medford

City of Portland
City of Salem
Port of Portland - Business Opportunities TriMet

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Additional Resources

2012 Governor's Marketplace Workshops

Business Nation 

Business USA
Clackamas County Tools For Business 
Daily Journal of Commerce [Included for upcoming contract opportunities; subscription required for further details]
Energy Trust of Oregon 

Free Sample Business Plans - The information provided in the following link has not been independently verified by the State of Oregon. The State of Oregon does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any such information. The information is being provided as a resource only and should not be interpreted as the State’s endorsement of the link’s sponsor.

Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic 
Mercy Corps Micro Mentor - free online mentoring 
Mercy Corps NW 
MERIT MicroEnterprises 


Oregon Micro Enterprise Network [OMEN]

Oregon OSHA
Oregon Small Business Advisory Council 

OSBDCN Hispano Web Resources 

Portland Fire & Rescue - prevention tips for small business
Portland State University – Business Outreach Program

Technology Association of Oregon

Washington State University - Business Growth Mentor & Analysis Program (MAP) 

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