Umpqua SBDC

Welcome to the Umpqua Small Business Development Center


The Umpqua Small Business Development Center wants to help your business grow and thrive, making it a successful part of Douglas County’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Take advantage of our no-cost advising, access to capital, online courses and resources for your business. Whether yours is a startup or an existing business, we can help. SBDC has assisted many local businesses, including Umpqua Oats, Smokin’ Friday, Two-Shy Brewing, Tropiceel, Wrappin N Rollin, Sharon Sawicki Jewelry, The Water Depot and many more.

We provide guidance in every aspect of business development and management, including:

  • Access to capital
  • Digital media
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and finance
  • Starting a business
  • Business planning
  • Business management

Contact us today at 541-440-7824!

Lisa Woods

Director, Umpqua SBDC Director

SBDC has been very helpful and supportive
Sharon SawickiSharon Sawicki Jewelry

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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.