Local Resources Available

The Partnership’s primary focus is retention and recruitment of businesses that sell products or services beyond the local trade area. We work closely with the UCC and UT&E.

 Umpqua Community College-Workforce Training

  • Customized workforce training.


Umpqua Training & Employment

  • Provides training services to individuals and businesses and recruitment services.



However, we recognize that the overall health of the local economy depends on many different factors. We support the many organizations that promote the economic health of Douglas County. 


If you currently run or are considering starting a small business, please consider checking out:
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Umpqua Community College

  • Your first stop for learning about how to start, grow, or improve your “small” business.
 Umpqua Business Center

  • A “business incubator” hosting and serving early stage businesses in Roseburg.
 NeighborWorks Umpqua

  • A Community Development Corporation providing microenterprise assistance and sponsor of Think Local Umpqua, an independent business alliance.  NeighborWorks Umpqua runs Umpqua Local Goods in partnership with Phoenix School. Umpqua Local Goods features local products and houses a commercial kitchen available by the hour. Dreamsavers another program under NeighborWorks Umpqua assist you with saving money for college, starting a business, enrolling in a job training program, or buying a home. Dream$avers is an Individual Development Account or IDA program designed to help Coos, Curry and Douglas County residents reach for a brighter future.
 YES! Young Entrepreneur Society of Umpqua

  • A networking group of local entrepreneurs, for the young of spirit.


Douglas County is not only a great area to do business, but also a tremendous place to have fun. For information on local amenities in the “Land of Umpqua,” here are a few places to start:





For information about the membership of The Partnership vist the About Us page. The following organizations are our Founding Partners, Sustaining Sponsors, and Vision Sponsors: