Grow Oregon

Business is challenging and companies need all the help they can get to create sustained growth over the long haul. The state's Grow Oregon Program focuses on the concept of economic gardening, and is administered by the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN). The program uses teams of highly experienced business advisors who can help assess your current business and provide tools to create sustained growth.

Qualified companies may receive specialized services in:

  • Strategic needs assessment
  • Advanced market research and analysis
  • Digital media assistance
  • Search engine optimization guidance
  • CEO networking/mentoring
  • Business planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Debt and equity financing assistance
  • Export assistance
  • Government contracting assistance

How to Qualify

A company must meet the following criteria to qualify for the program:

  • Must be an Oregon traded-sector company*
  • $1,000,000 to $50,000,000 annual gross sales
  • 10-99 employees
  • Demonstrated growth in gross sales, net profit or net employment in three of last five years

Participation Requirements

  • Pay $250 application fee
  • Provide verification of traded-sector*
  • Validation of all reported economic impact
  • Participate in periodic surveys

How to Apply

If you qualify, download and complete the Application Form (Word). Contact the Grow Oregon team at groworegon@bizcenter.org and attach your completed Application Form.

*A traded-sector is defined as "industries in which member firms sell their goods or services into markets for which national or international competition exists."