Willow Creek Valley Economic Development Group

Mission Statement:

The Willow Creek Valley Economic Development Group (WCVEDG) is dedicated to encourage and support the retention and expansion of existing businesses in the Heppner, Lexington and Ione areas and to support economic growth in the local communities and to improve the quality of life for local residents.


Who we are

WCVEDG is a volunteer organization. We meet in the Heppner Chamber office on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 8:00 AM Visitors are welcome to join the meetings.

Contact Us


WCVEDG Community and Public Enhancement Grant

Download Application Packet - PDF


Grant requests must meet all of the following requirements before consideration will be given:


WCVEDG will not consider funding requests for:

WCVEDG Housing Rehabilitation Grant

Download Application Packet - PDF or Word


Eligible projects are those that further the purpose and intent of this program listed in Section 1. Projects may include, but are not limited to: improvements to building structures, HVAC, roofing, plumbing, electrical systems, flooring, interior, exterior finishing and curb appeal landscaping.


Eligible projects do not include improvements to manufactured dwellings.

Funding is not guaranteed and the program may be amended to meet community needs

WCVEDG Business Incentive Grant 

To learn more download application.

Demolition, Abatement & Utility Extension Grant

To learn more download the application.