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

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The classes led me to getting hooked up with an adviser, who told me about this loan program and helped me with my application. Having (his) help guiding me through that loan process was really great.
Dustin PearceRun Hub Northwest

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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.