Linn-Benton SBDC

Inspiring business success in the heart of the Willamette Valley

Welcome to the Linn-Benton Community College Small Business Development Center!

We have offices in Albany and Corvallis to serve this two-county region. We help small businesses of all types and industries.

We offer advising and training covering a broad range of business topics, from getting a business started to developing an exit strategy, and everything in between. We have a diverse team of business advisers with decades of experience covering an array of expertise. Our clients receive resources and tools, such as market research, financial analysis and business planning. Advisers listen to client needs then work with them to develop long term strategies to meet client goals. Our services and classes include:

  • Access to capital
  • Digital media
  • Marketing
  • Accounting & finance
  • Starting a business (in both English and Spanish)
  • Business planning
  • Business management

Contact us today at 541-917-4929 for help building the business of your dreams.

Marissa Schwartz,
Linn-Benton Community College SBDC Director

For anyone who is thinking about starting a business, the first place I’d go to is the SBDC. They’ll be able to find an adviser who can go over the details of what you’d like to do.
John OrigerApex Property Clearing

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From our intensive Small Business Management Program cohort-based classes to workshops on new laws, HR and emerging marketing trends, we have the classes you need to help start and grow your business. It all starts by connecting with your local center.