The South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) is focused on creating a thriving economy, rooted in our local renewable resources, the resourcefulness of our people, and our willingness to work together for the mutual benefit of both Klamath and Lake Counties.

We are a Special District working for the communities of Klamath and Lake Counties. We are governed by a 23-member board of directors that includes representation from the counties, cities and private sectors.    

We work hard everyday because we want our businesses to thrive and our communities to grow.   

Our Programs and Services


Since 2002, SCOEDD has made over 320 loans to 74 businesses in Klamath and Lake Counties totaling over $5.95 million.

In 2020, SCOEDD was able to provide 412 businesses with $3.38 million in grant funds which saved over 1,400 jobs.

Click the links below to learn more about our Loan and Grant programs.


Click the links below to learn about and apply for (if it is open) the Dream$avers and Wood Stove Change Out Programs.

Also, learn more about our most recent Klamath Food Brand Project.


We love our communities of Klamath and Lake counties and we are excited to connect you with all the wonderful people and resources our towns have to offer.

Click the links below to learn more about Klamath and Lake and other organizations assisting our communities.

Klamath & Lake Counties


If you are in need of high quality handmade whelping pet supplies, look no further than Chiloquin, Oregon!

We had the wonderful opportunity to drive over to Chiloquin and meet with a local entrepreneur, Regina Franklin, owner of DogTownPetSupplies.

Regina makes high quality handmade whelping dog supplies. and sells on Etsy and Amazon Handmade.

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Outside Programs for Small Businesses and Community Members


Pandemic Response & Safety (PRS) Grant Program

The PRS Grant Program provides funding to help small-scale specialty crop producers, processors, other select producers, meat and other processors, distributors, and farmers markets recover costs incurred by responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including measures to protect workers. Funding can be used for costs associated with workplace safety measures, market pivots, retrofitting facilities, transportation, workforce housing, and health services. For more information and to access the application, click on the button below.

Pandemic Response & Safety Grant Program

Klamath Lake Regional Housing Center

Klamath lake Regional housing center


  • Alleviation of immediate health and safety hazards, including structural deficiencies, and substandard living conditions.

  • Modification necessary for disabled or elderly homeowners to remain in their houses.

  • Encourage neighborhood revitalization and energy conservation by rehabilitating homes to reduce use of energy.