Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The City of Philomath supports entrepreneurs and smalls businesses in a number of ways.  The City is an active member and participant of Mid-Valley Partners (MVP), a consortium of small cities in Linn and Benton Counties dedicated to developing a region-wide entrepreneur ecosystem.  MVP has partnered with Oregon Rain, and Small Business Development Center housed at Linn-Benton Community College, Business Oregon and Oregon Rain.

  Small Business Development Center Linn-Benton

We assist small businesses in accessing the resources they need to be successful. Services are designed for new and existing business owners, providing expert advice and resources to start, grow, or scale up a business.


  Business Oregon

Oregon is a place where entrepreneurs and big thinkers are building diverse industries. Business Oregon networks with many organizations to help entrepreneurships find resources and access services to start a business in Oregon.

  Oregon RAIN

Oregon RAIN’s mission is to partner with Oregon communities to catalyze entrepreneurial ecosystems, connect entrepreneurs to resources (including overlooked entrepreneurs), and contribute to the creation of prosperous economies.

Oregon RAIN Events: Including Free Virtual Workshops