Clatsop Economic Development Resources (CEDR):

CEDR’s mission is to deliver business-driven economic development services to create, grow and retain businesses in Clatsop County.

CEDR is a private organization that provides a variety of economic development services to businesses in Clatsop County, Oregon, receiving funding from public and private organizations in order to provide entrepreneurs and business owners with resources to improve their businesses.

CEDR's Services Include:

  • Business Counseling
  • Aid in Accessing Capital
  • Work Force Services
  • Access to Specialized Regional Support

If you are a business owner in Clatsop County, or you are looking to locate a business in Clatsop County, contact CEDR at 503.338.2402.  For more information, visit

Small Businesses Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC provides small business assistance to existing and start-up businesses. Business owners (potential, new or current) should contact the SBDC for assistance. All counseling services are free of charge, and many of the seminars and classes are also free.

For our workshops, click this link to register:


February 22nd Succession Planning workshop is very important. 

SMOKED BONES BBQ - KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - With a long lineage of cooking in Astoria, chef/owners Phil Spencer and Mark Mindheim open Smoked Bones BBQ on Pier 11.

JONATHON'S LTD - PAYS TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Jonathon’s is a value seekers paradise, sourced from antiques and jewelry trade shows, picking, and antique jewelry brokers.

ADHDA WELCOMES RONNI HARRIS, COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICER - Ronni Harris is now working with ADHDA as our Community Outreach Officer. Ronni’s duties include providing information and direction to visitors as well as parking enforcement within the district.

FIVE ZERO TREES - PAYS TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Five Zero Trees has built-out a beautiful new space in Downtown Astoria featuring reclaimed wood, craft cannabis, and experts to help educate you about this new industry.