The Port of Whitman County offers an industrial park, airport and three port properties with features to match your every need. From buildable land to move-in ready facilities, we create spaces for new business to launch and existing firms to expand. We also build broadband infrastructure to ensure your business – whether you work in the remote reaches of Whitman County or the high-technology firms of Pullman – has access to fast, reliable, secure internet options.

For assistance such as business planning or grant funding, please consult one of our state and regional agency partners below.

WSDC

The Washington State Department of Commerce is the primary state economic development agency and has a mission to grow and improve jobs in Washington State by championing thriving communities, a prosperous economy, and sustainable infrastructure.

The Department of Commerce is a diverse state agency with more than 100 programs that address a wide range of community and economic development objectives.

To explore how Department of Commerce might be able to assist you with starting or growing a business in Washington State, please visit choosewashington.com or contact the Spokane satellite office below.

Department of Commerce
Spokane Satellite Office
10 North Post Street,
Suites 447-450, 639, 649, 650
Spokane, WA 99201
SBDC

The Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) is a network of business advisors, trainers, and support staff who operate from Washington State University, Western Washington University, several of the state's community and technological colleges, and selected economic development agencies. The Washington SBDC is recognized as a trusted and valued resource to help small to medium businesses grow and succeed.

Mission: We are a network of business advisors providing expert and customized advising, training and market intelligence to existing businesses and entrepreneurs to promote and support economic vitality.

Whitman County WSBDC office and contact information:
1610 NE Eastgate Blvd., Suite 650
Pullman, WA 99163,
SEWEDA

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA) functions as the associate development organization (ADO) for Whitman, Asotin, Garfield and Columbia Counties and is the lead agency in each county for economic development. An ADO is designated by the Board of County Commissioners or the County Council.

SEWEDA works in partnership with the Whitman County Commissioners and the Washington State Department of Commerce. Available services include:

  • Business Planning
  • Entrepreneur Development
  • Export Assistance
  • Community Development Grant Opportunities
  • Workforce Development
  • Government Contract Procurement
  • Program and Project Development

To learn more about SEWEDA, please visit the association’s website. The Whitman County Managing Director of SEWEDA may be reached at 509-330-10507 or at whitman@seweda.org.