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Demographic and Statistical Data Sources

Oregon Census Data (Portland State University Center for Population Research)

US Census Bureau

OSU Community Reporter

American FactFinder: Census Information

Oregon Labor Market Information System (Oregon Employment Dept.)

U.S. Data and Statistics

Oregon Population and Demographics

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Rural Communities Explorer (University of Oregon)

Indicators Northwest (University of Idaho)


Economic Data

STATS America

State of Oregon Employment Department 2016 Figures for NE Oregon

2016 Rural America at a Glance (USDA)


Non-Profit and Project-Planning Resources

DOJ Board Member Rights & Responsibilities

Triple Bottom Line Tool

Non-Profit Risk-Management Center

Blue Avocado

TechSoup (technical resources, and discounted software and hardware)


Partners and Agencies

Business Oregon

Oregon Prospector (matchmaker for business properties)

Union County

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Union County Economic Development Corporation

Oregon Rural Action

La Grande Main Street

Baker County 

Baker County Chamber of Commerce

Baker City

Baker County Economic Development

Baker City Tourism

WorkSource Oregon

Wallowa County

Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Development Centers

HatchLab Baker


Business Links

Información sobre talleres para finanzas personales y negocio aquí.

Business Development Resources
How to Start and Grow a Business

Oregon Business Employer Guide Business Start-up Toolkit

State Licensing Requirements

Service Corps of Retired Executives

Small Business Administration

Grant-writing Ethics

Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center

Freelancers Union

Veterans Business Services

Business Name and Structure
How to Start a Business in Oregon

Business Name Search

Business Registry (business name, LLC, corporation, etc.)

Find Your NAICS Code

Marketing and Market Research
Market Segments by ZIP Code

Pew Internet research

Social Media Tips

US Patent and Trademark Search for Patents

American FactFinder

Insurance and Credit – Types of Business Insurance

Oregon Small Business Guide to Insurance and Worksite Safety

Free credit report

Taxes – apply for Employment Identification Number (EIN) – Employment Taxes – Small Business Tax info

Business Use of Your Home webinar

Small Business FAQs (

Oregon Department of Revenue Business Taxes

Individual Development Account Tax Information (PDF)

Business Law Information

Farm Commons

Small Business Legal Clinic at Lewis & Clark College

Eastern OR Mediation Center

Employment Issues

Work Share Oregon

Federal and Oregon Posting Requirements for Employers

Employment Law Information Network

Contract Workers vs. Employees

OSU's Finding Help in Tough Times

People with Disabilities

Entrepreneurs with a Disability

National AgrAbility Project


Community Capital/Local Investing

State of Oregon Community Public Offering ("Crowdfunding") rules



Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services, Div. of Finance & Corp. Securities

Hatch Oregon

Local Investing Resource Center

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)

Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)


Videos About NE Oregon

Communities Powered by Travel: Wallowa County

The Power of Travel: Winding Waters River Expeditions

Eastern Oregon

Welcome to Union County

Explore Baker County