Business Development​

Websites & Online Resources

Minority Business Development Agency

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).

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SBA Veteran-Owned Business Resources

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 ( or

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Southern Oregon Business Seminar Series

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.

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Rogue Business Connections

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.

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