Economic Development

Follow us on Facebook
Economic Indicators
Community Profile
Census Data
Lending and Financing

Grow in Curry County
Business Basics in Oregon

Business Startup Toolkit
Veterans Small Business Resources

Runyun Oregon Travel Impacts
 
 ED1.14.22

Curry County Administrative Annex
94235 Moore Street, Suite 122
Gold Beach, OR 97444
econdev@co.curry.or.us


Contact programs by email
 Business Licensing
      Transient Lodging Tax       
  Tourism       Aquatic Safety





A Board of Commissioners Workshop, including review of the Transient Lodging Tax Program
is scheduled for Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 at 2pm.
Workshop Agenda and Detail
***

Plan. Prevent. Prepare.

Economic resiliency starts with natural hazard mitigation. Chetco Bar Fire showed us how we as a community, could have been better prepared. Take this quick survey and help in the planning process.
Curry County Emergency Management is requesting community input on natural hazard concerns throughout the county. The survey responses will be recorded within the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. This survey is available online at the link below and printed copies of the survey are also available at the Port Orford City Hall, Port of Port Orford, Curry County Library, Port of Gold Beach, Curry County Commissioner’s Office, Brookings City Hall, and Curry County Sheriff’s Department. For more information contact Monica Ward, Curry County Emergency Manager, at wardm@co.curry.or.us or (541) 247-3208.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NGMQW2C?fbclid=IwAR1RMjQ_LIz3IWri_DLih6iKPZssAlaXpUdeTy5nKwinWLmdtxKehMMLN4M
***
Are you a small business in Curry?
COVID gave us insight as to some of the challenges small businesses in rural Curry County face everyday.
With that, CCD Business Development has secured a Technical Assistance Program Grant for the purpose of providing one-on-one technical assistance which will include a review for need within the following areas: Management, Operations, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Administration. Take a look at the list of resources below that are available to our business owners at no cost. It is intended that these services are equally accessible to all businesses in Curry County. We are very excited for you to meet Kemberly Todd, Technical Assistance Coordinator for CCD Business Development. She has office space in Curry, comes with a wealth of small business development experience and is ready to help you grow your technical capacity! Give her a call at (541) 672-6728 ext. 307 or (541) 680-4166.
Here's a link to the intake form. It takes a few minutes! https://ccdbusiness.qualtrics.com/.../SV_4YpnUyL5XOHGXbw

***

Southwestern offers training to become a Community Health Worker
Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College, in partnership with Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board, is offering an eight-week training session for the Community Health Worker Non-Credit Training Certificate, beginning January 10, 2022.
This course prepares students to serve as a Community Health Worker (CHW). The primary function of a CHW is to link the community with health and social service systems, to improve and maintain quality health and wellness. To accomplish this, the student learns how to access services such as advocacy, outreach, referrals, community education, mentoring, and social support.
The course addresses all requirements outlined by the Oregon Health Authority. Upon receiving a passing grade, students qualify to apply to the Oregon Health Authority (State of Oregon) for accreditation as a Community Health Worker. The certification is valid for three years.
This course uses a hybrid model of delivery. Students attend 16 classes via Zoom, totaling 40 contact hours. They then complete an additional 45 hours of online training outside of Zoom. The cost of the program is $799. For more information, please email Tina Carpenter at CHW@sowib.org.
***
Commercial Rent Relief
 Get it here:
https://www.oregon.gov/biz/Pages/default.aspx
***
Microenterprise Business Education!
We do not want to leave any of that funding unused. Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply for courses to help you escalate your professional game! Wanting to expand on a service but not sure how to get the courses paid for? This is your chance! https://www.canva.com/design/DAEW5RJrfjc/Fx9eXOHh3JRTshqYEo-3ig/view?website#2

***


Escape, Grow and Live on the Curry Coast.
It's all right here...


Travel Curry Logo_Main_orgbluefont



Our Regional Economic Development Partners

       StateofOregonSolutions     business-oregon             10409616_437634389742007_5974680883045439936_n[1]                

   2014-CCD-LOGO               SBDC       


Our Regional Tourism Partners
  tsoclogosmallwebsize       traveloregon           OCVA