Business Resource Center BRC provides research and services to individual businesses and their associations in the greater Spokane region. en-us Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:10:22 UTC Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:10:22 UTC

Business Resource Center

BRC provides research and services to individual businesses and their associations in the greater Spokane region.Business Resource Center, BRC, SMART, sustainable business, business assistance, green business


Eastern Washington University's (EWU) Business Resource Center (BRC) functions as the outreach component of the College of Business and Public Administration. It provides business assistance and research to individual firms and their associations in the greater Spokane region. The BRC's major objective is to support sustainable business in general and "green business practice" in particular. The University, HB Jones Foundation, and periodic contracts from public entities support the BRC.

"The BRC's mission is to generate, exchange, and apply knowledge to improve the economic vitality and quality of life of urban neighborhoods and rural communities with in the region."

Program Goals 

  • Provide technical assistance to increase the knowledge and capabilities for sustainable practice within community based firms and organizations.
  • Conduct research that assists firms, organizations, and communities to improve sustainable business and economic development practice.
  • Exercise a collaborative approach that responds to the complex, interrelated issues in economically distressed communities.
  • Support the University and College's goals of service learning and community engagement by promoting and expanding the capacity to provide needed education, research, service to address business and community issues in the region.

For Additional Information

William Kelley
(509) 828-1214 



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