COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Columbia Pacific EDD (Col-Pac) is NW Oregonís regional economic development hub and throughout the COVID pandemic has served the role of regional resources coordinator.  NW Oregon has a robust system of small business development centers in each of our 3 and Ĺ counties which has provided direct business counseling and technical assistance during the pandemic.

During this time, Col-Pac has accessed State and local philanthropic resources, provided fiscal management of business response programs and loan financing/forbearance to cash-strapped businesses, and started work on the regionís economic recovery plan.

In July 2020, the US Economic Development Administration provided Col-Pac with the funding resources to assist with the region's economic development recovery over a two-year time-frame.  Progress to date:


COVID-19 Economic Recovery Progress Report (October 2020) pdf Document