Business Assistance Programs

Categories of Assistance Programs

The business assistance programs listed in the How To Start a Business in Oregon ​are divided into three categories: management and technical services, financial resources, and marketing and international trade assistance. Some programs provide assistance in more than one area.

This is not a complete list of resources available in Oregon.

Management and Technical Services​​

The Oregon Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network

The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network provides services to the business community including business counseling, training, and referrals. These are aimed at both new and ongoing businesses.

Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have classes for individuals starting a business. SBDCs also offer publications and other helpful resources. Additional assistance is available in the areas of international trade and technology transfer.

For more information on the services, call the SBDC Network Office or the SBDC in your area. There is an SBDC at each of Oregon's community colleges and other state educational institutions.

Oregon SBDC Network Office
99 W. Tenth Ave., Suite 390
Eugene, OR 97401
541-345-6006 (fax)
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