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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is an important part of Columbia Gorge Community College. Its goal is to provide business and technical assistance to new and existing business owners and managers in the Mid-Columbia area.

  • Free one-on-one business counseling
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Small Business Management (SBM) Program
  • Commercial kitchen business incubator
  • Loan package assistance
  • Manufacturing systems expertise
  • Customized training for business & industry
  • Collaboration with Oregon State University Extension office in The Dalles, Oregon, to bring value-added services and training to farmers in the region.

    "Helping Build The Best Run Businesses in America"

    400 East Scenic Drive, Building Two, 1st Floor, Suite 2.108
    The Dalles, Oregon 97058
    Phone: (541)506-6121

    Fax: (541)506-6122

    Map & Directions

    The Small Business Development Center is partially funded by the US Small Business Administration. The support given by the US Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute or express an implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsor(s)' or participants' opinions, products, or services.

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