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Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)


Provides one-on-one coaching, classroom business education and support to vendors through its marketplaces and powwow. Habla español Email | Web Phone: 503-288-8177 COMMUNITY FOCUS: Native, Indigenous, and Cully area communities

Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO)


Provides financing, matched savings, market research and tailored one-on-one business advising and technical assistance. Habla español Email | Web Phone: 503-841-3351

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)


Provides culturally specific and responsive services to immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs through small business foundational training and one-on-one technical assistance. Multiingual support available Email | Web Phone: 503-954-6259 COMMUNITY FOCUS: Immigrant and Refugee community

Hacienda Community Development Corporation (CDC)


Provides client-led, culturally specific business advising to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business. Habla español Email | Web | Phone: 971-280-3825 COMMUNITY FOCUS: Hispanic/Latino/a/e INDUSTRY FOCUS: Food & Beverage

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)


APANO Communities United Fund provides technical assistance, connections, and other resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander owned small businesses within Portland. They work with entrepreneurs thinking about starting a small business or existing business owners hoping to scale up. Cultural responsiveness and language support are available. Email | Web Phone: 971-340-4861 COMMUNITY FOCUS: AAPI, [...]

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber (HMC)


Provides free professional support to businesses in all industries, at all stages. Services are centered around breaking down barriers and addressing the wealth gap for underserved populations, specifically low-to-moderate income individuals, BIPOC, women, and the Hispanic business community. Habla español Email | Web | 503-222-0280 COMMUNITY FOCUS: Hispanic/Latino/a/e community

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