EDUCATION AND SUPPORT
MCMINNVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP (MEDP)
We can help, no matter what stage of the business process you are in. Whether you’re looking for the tools to help you create a business plan, financing to get your business off the ground, or information on how to expand, we can connect you to the right resources.
OREGON ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK (OEN)
OEN drives economic growth by leveraging the power of community to educate, support, and inspire one another to success. We envision a future where Oregon is recognized as the best place in the country for anyone to start and scale a business.
CHEMEKETA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Our team is excited to be a part of your journey, whether it’s to start, grow or invest in your small business.
All of our advisers and instructors have experience running their own businesses, so we understand what it takes to be successful. Together, our team offers expertise to existing businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.
We believe that all people have the ability to create their own prosperity.Merit is building thriving, inclusive communities through education, self-empowerment, and empathy.
OREGON MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP (OMEP)
OMEP works side by side with Oregon manufacturers to build successful businesses. We draw on our team’s significant depth and breadth of real-world manufacturing experience bringing a thoughtful approach to eliminating obstacles companies face.
SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, we have provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.
SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Thanks to this generous support from the SBA and because of the selfless contributions of our more than 10,000 dedicated volunteers, we are able to deliver most of our offerings at no cost.
Strategic Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization of business and community leaders committed to the economic vitality of Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties in Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley.
SEDCOR’s mission is to leverage the strength of its public and private partnerships to successfully retain, grow and attract high value jobs and capital investment, while providing members services to support the region’s businesses success.
CITY OF SALEM URBAN DEVELOPMENT
The City of Salem connects businesses with a variety of local, state, and federal resources to assist with expansion, recruitment, exporting, financing, and more.