Economic Development Overview
NeighborWorks Umpqua develops projects and businesses that employ and assist low-income individuals. Below are some of our offerings.
Microenterprise Development and Learning (MEDAL) Program is supporting small businesses and growing our local economy. We focus on the nuts and bolts. Learn more about MEDAL.
A matched funds savings program for residents of Douglas, Coos, and Curry Counties. Learn more about DreamSavers.
The PRIME project is a new synergy of NeighborWorks Umpqua's MEDAL and DreamSavers programs. Learn more about PRIME.
Think Local Umpqua
A grassroots initiative formed by MEDAL program staff provides resources such as education, training, networking, marketing, and assistance to local small and independent businesses. Learn more about Think Local Umpqua.
Our own company that offers deconstruction services and offers salvaged building materials for sale. Learn more about Heartwood.