Clearinghouse Program

What is the Clearinghouse Program?

The Clearinghouse Program is a benefit available to carefully screened OAME members in which we match business opportunities in the public/private sector within the firm’s capabilities and capacity. This program helps small business get an opportunity needed to start growth.

How can I participate?

  • Must be a current member of OAME and operate a business in Oregon or SW Washington.
  • Company must be in business a minimum of two years.
  • Applicant must be Owner, CEO, or President.
  • Must be current on all local, State and Federal taxes.
  • Must be certified by the Certification Office for Business Inclusion & Diversity (COBID.)
  • Must follow the guidelines of the program to ensure growth and success can be achieved.

 Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need to complete an application?

Is there an application fee?

How long is my application valid?

Am I guaranteed a project by signing up?

Why do I need to share my financials?

Do I need insurance if I am a professional engineer, architect, accountant, etc?

Why do I need to provide a proof of insurance?

Why do I need to disclose my bonding capacity?

Why do I need to list references?

Will my information be kept confidential?

Do I need to be certified?

Click HERE for the Answers!


Where do I get an application?

To get a Clearinghouse Program application you can:


  • Send an email request to
  •  Click HERE to complete our Online Application
    NOTE: You need to have a PDF copy of your CCB paperwork available to complete the online application.

For more information or assistance contact us at 503.249.7744 ext. 111.

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