Business Trainings and Resources

Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN) 

Description: Advising and training at 19 centers around the state and online business courses. 



Mercy Corps Northwest 

Description: Mercy Corps Northwest provides classes, seminars and consulting by industry experts that will help you improve your skills and give you the support you need to successfully start and grow your small business. 



Northwest Farm Credit Services 

Description: Provides support on financial management and business planning. 




Description: SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses. SCORE provides mentoring, workshops, and templates and tools for small businesses. 


There are 4 SCORE chapters in Oregon: 

  1. Willamette serving Roseburg, Eugene, and Springfield                   

  1. Salem serving Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Benton, Linn, Lincoln, and southern part of Clackamas                                                      

  1. Central Oregon

  1. Portland


Livlihood NW (formerly known as the Portland State School of Business Administration: Business Outreach Program) 

Description: Livelihood NW (formerly known as the PSU Business Outreach Program) is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost professional business support to underserved entrepreneurs and small business owners in Portland, OR and throughout the Pacific NW. 



Chemeketa Community College Agribusiness Management Program 

Description: Non-credit business courses designed specifically for all types and sizes of modern family farm businesses in Oregon. Empowering the participants with an understanding of sound business management principles and practices through a focus on effective financial record keeping analysis and interpretation.