Community & Economic Development

LCOG has resources for local governments as well as businesses.  LCOG serves as the local coordinator of the Cascades West Economic Development District helping to access state and federal funds for economic development.  LCOG staff participated in the original drafting of the region's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and continue to contribute to Strategy updates.

In addition to a small business loan program, services include downtown planning, economic opportunities analysis, grant and funding applications, grant administration and reporting, and project management.