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 for both new and ongoing businesses.
Small Business Development Centers
(SBDCs) have classes for starting a business. SBDCs also offer publications and other resources. Assistance is available in the areas of international trade and technology transfer.
For more information 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.