Small Business Technical Assistance2021-03-18T15:37:12-07:00

Looking to launch a new business or grow and expand your existing business in the Historic Parkrose District?

Historic Parkrose can connect you to resources that can help, including:

  • Business planning & advising
  • Small business training opportunities
  • Business development services
  • Access to capital
  • Access to small business grant

For details, contact Historic Parkrose at info@historicparkrose.com. We will help you assess your business needs and introduce you to the resource providers we partner with.

Parkrose Business Resources

IBRN (Inclusive Business Resource Network) flyers can be downloaded here:

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  • Columbia Corridor Association
  • East Portland Chamber of Commerce
    • Mission: An independent organization dedicated to serving the interests of businesses on Portland’s sprawling Eastside, from the bank of the Willamette River to the City of Gresham.
    • Resource: Major areas of focus for the East Portland Chamber include educational forums for small businesses, regular networking events, timely information on tax, regulatory and governmental issues impacting business, support for grand openings and business expansions, leadership development, and participation in special events.
    • Contact info: (503) 788-8589 | info@EastPortlandChamber.com
  • Oregon Native American Chamber of Commerce
    • Mission: ONAC’s work has been guided by the belief that Native businesses are a foundation for emerging Native economies that would provide employment and educational opportunities and allow our Native communities the opportunity to break the generational cycles of poverty.
    • Resource: We are a community of professionals, advisors, organizations, entrepreneurs, and companies collectively working toward success in business and community. We provide information, networking opportunities and mentoring. Connect with our resources and others members as drive your business toward success.
    • Contact info: (503) 894-4525 |support@onacc.org
  • Black African Chamber of Commerce 
    • Mission:
      • To enhance, educate, and empower the African American business and professional community in the Oregon and Southwestern Washington district.
      • To identify and provide avenues for mentoring, professional growth, and business development for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
      • To develop and enhance outreach and assistance programs to youth in the areas of business, law, and personal responsibility
    • Resource: It is a voluntary organization of individuals and businesses who ban together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interest of the community. It is a civic clearinghouse, a public relations counselor, a legislative representative at the local, state and national levels of government. The Chamber is an information bureau and a research / promotional medium.
    • Contact info: http://blackchamber.info/contact-us/
  • Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs
    • Mission: Promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon & SW Washington.
    • Resource: Free Technical Assistance and business counseling, Access to Capital (including SBA microloans Clearinghouse a program that matches small businesses with contracting opportunities), Incubator office spaces at below market rate, and Large bi-monthly networking meetings to promote business growth
    • Contact info: https://oame.org/contact-oame/
  • Philippine American Chamber of Commerce
  • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Portland & Multnomah County Pocket Phone Directory
    • Resource: Inside are some of the most commonly requested phone numbers.
    • Contact info: For phone numbers of other services, call: 503-823-4000
  • Portland Brownfield Program
    • Mission: A resource for property owners, developers, community organizations, and neighbors who are interested in cleaning up brownfields and recovering neighborhood land. We can provide technical and financial support when contamination from past use is a concern.
    • Resource: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/316740
    • Contact info: (503) 823-7764
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