Small Business Development Center
At Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry
chemeketa students

Resources for Specific Industries

Agriculture/Small Farm

Agri-Business Council of Oregon
Oregon Department of Agriculture Food Safety Division
Oregon State University Extension Service: Small Farms
Small Farm Funding Resources


America Massage Therapy Association-Oregon Chapter
Board of Oregon Massage Therapists (State Agency-part of OHLA)
Oregon Massage Therapists Association


Construction Contractors Board
Oregon Contractors Association
Salem Contractors Exchange
U.S. Green Building Council

Green Businesses

Business Energy Tax Credits
Cascadia Regional Green Building Council (USGBC)
Oregon BEST (Oregon Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies Center)
Oregon Green Expo
Oregon Rural Energy Portal
Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association
Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)
Smart Grid Oregon
Sustainable Business Oregon
U.S. Energy Information Administration
U.S. Green Building Council


EcoTrust’s FoodHub Project
Food Innovation Center
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Northwest Food Processors Education and Research Institute
Northwest Food Processors Innovation Productivity Center
OSU Department of Food Science and Technology

Arts/Handcrafted Goods

A Simple Formula for Pricing Your Work
Salem Art Association


Landscape Contractors Board
Oregon Landscape Contractors Association


Mid-Valley Executive Directors Network (MVEDN)
Mid-Valley Volunteer Administrators Association (MVVMA)
Non-Profit Association of Oregon
Mid-Valley Development Professionals
Non-Profit Info from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Corporate Division
Foundation Center

Real Estate

National Association of Realtors
Oregon Association of Realtors


Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association (membership oriented)


National Retail Federation
Northwest Grocery Association

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