MEP is a public-private partnership with Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers.
Latino Built provides programs that educate, support addressing barriers to entry for minorities, and expanding diversity in the construction industry.
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a US Federal organization to help minority business enterprises. Included are all people of color with initiatives for Global Women of Color Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Education for Former Incarcerated Persons. Assistance includes access to capital, contracts and markets (high growth industries, emerging markets and global supply chains).
The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership including funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities. You can also contact the local SBDC for assistance (https://oregonsbdc.org/centers/southern-oregon-sbdc/ or https://sbdc.sou.edu/).
Free online workshops by Google to help grow your sales by connecting with shoppers online, optimizing your e-commerce site, and making it faster and safer to pay through Google’s e-commerce tools.
SOREDI has joined with community partners to host a series of business resource sessions.
What: A series of buildable webinars that will provide to help business owners maximize their effectiveness.
Who should attend: Any small business owner or (current and future!)
Cost: None! This program is generously sponsored through a Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) grant.
When: Every other week, from 2 to about 2:40 pm.
ImpactOregon.careers is a new website where you’ll find hundreds of careers to choose from in the developmental disabilities field that make a real difference. Supported by the Oregon Office of Developmental Disabilities.
The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.