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  • Boardman Community Development Association

  • Our Mission

    Beautify and increase the livability of the Boardman community focusing on housing, commercial and retail development, and workforce training. The association collaborates with other organizations, municipalities, business leaders and residents to support progressive development in the community.

  • What is the BCDA?

    The Boardman Community Development Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of Boardman. The BCDA focuses on housing development, commercial and real estate opportunities, workforce training, and community beautification.

    The Boardman Community Development Association collaborates with organizations, business leaders & residents to support progressive development in our Boardman community.

    If you have more questions about the BCDA, you can email us at info@boardmanchamber.org


  • Home Buyers Incentive Program Home Buyers Incentive Program

    Start planning your future in Boardman! Are you ready to buy a home? Stop by the Boardman Chamber of Commerce to get more information and an application, or hit the tab below and print one out, then fill the application out and bring it to the Boardman Chamber of Commerce.

    The Boardman Community Development Association is offering a $5,000 grant to home buyers who purchase their property in the Boardman 97818 zip code.

    How does it work?

    • Provide BCDA with a fully executed Real Estate Sales Agreement
    • Available funds will be reserved for 90 days
    • Available grant funds will be gifted at time of closing or after closing is completed
    • Restrictions may apply

    ► Application ► Rules & Regulations

    **Applicants who wish to use their grant funds for closing costs must submit approval from their lender in writing or by phone.**

    Email all questions and forms to info@boardmanchamber.org or call 541-481-3014

    Click here for more information on housing options in Boardman.

    Business Incentive Grant Program Business Incentive Grant Program

    Have you been thinking about starting your dream business, or expanding or upgrading your current business?

    Boardman Community Development is offering up to a $25,000.00 business incentive grant to businesses in the Boardman 97818 zip code.

    Everything you need to know is in the link below; download the application, fill it out, and bring it to the Boardman Chamber of Commerce.

    Application Grant Guidelines Flyer

    If you have any questions or to submit an application, please contact the BCDA at info@boardmanchamber.org or 541-481-3014

    BCDA Internship Grant Program BCDA Internship Grant Program

    Looking to help fund your internship programs?

    The BCDA Internship Grant is for businesses needing assistance to begin a new or fund a current internship opportunity through the Columbia Works Summer Internship Program. The Columbia Works Summer Internship Program is a collaboration between Morrow County businesses, Morrow County Chambers of Commerce, and the Port of Morrow.

    Columbia Works' mission is to grow, support, and sustain a skilled workforce in Morrow County that contributes to individual, community, and state prosperity.

    This grant is available through the Boardman Community Development Association Business Incentive Program.

    Click here to fill out the grant application.

    For more information, contact the BCDA at info@boardmanchamber.org.

    BCDA Projects BCDA Projects

    In addition to the grant programs, the Boardman Community Development Association has helped to fund a variety of projects in Boardman throughout the years. These include:

    • Flashing cross walks on Main Street 
    • Disc Golf Course 
    • High Speed Internet to City of Boardman
    • Day Care / Pre-School Support
    • Wayfinding Signs
    • Green House / Weight-Room / Robotics at Riverside High
    • Rec Center 
    • Metal Art around City of Boardman
    • Beautification updates to all public basketball courts
    • Dog park