About OAME

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Formed in 1987, the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) is a non-profit, tax exempt membership organization with a mission to promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon & SW Washington.

We are an all-inclusive organization and encourage everyone to live by our motto: “Everybody’s In, Nobody’s Out.”

The 850 member association is a collection of entrepreneurs, public agencies, partner non-profits and large businesses. The mission is directed toward eliminating discrimination and racism.

From its Delta Park campus, OAME provides the following services to help businesses:



  • Free Technical Assistance and business counseling
  • Access to Capital, including SBA microloans
  • Clearinghouse, a program that matches small businesses with contracting opportunities
  • Incubator office spaces at below market rates
  • Large bi-monthly networking meetings to promote business growth
O.A.M.E. | 731 N. Hayden Meadows Drive, Portland, OR 97217 | (503) 249-7744 | Subscribe using RSS