The Small Business Development Program (SBDP) is a new initiative of the Portland Development Commission and the City of Portland that aims to grow and strengthen existing small businesses through technical assistance and training.
Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon seeks to improve the economic opportunities of under-served individuals through empowerment, education, and entrepreneurship for the benefit of families in the greater community. An experienced and dedicated staff provides a minimum of three years of support, ranging from business planning, goal implementation, marketing, consulting, and financing. MESO’s four key programs are:
- Ace: Financing through alternative capital, such as loans, credit lines, or IDAs
- Anchors: Customized business development through skill building, business planning and implementation
- Educate: Series of trainings and/or classes
- FACE: Self-sufficiency and integration activities and culturally-specific resources
To learn more about MESO, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (503) 841-3351.