Downtown Walla Walla Foundation

We provide free technical assistance to businesses looking to get started and grow their business in Downtown Walla Walla.


The Downtown Walla Walla Foundation promotes and supports the history, culture, and commerce of downtown Walla Walla.  For our microbusinesses, that means providing free technical assistance to meet your needs. If you're interested in starting a business downtown or in growing your existing downtown business, we're here to help. 

Our services include: Connecting you with resources, including local funding agencies; Finding available space to rent downtown that meets your needs and your budget; Helping you launch your start-up at our Farmers Market, the downtown coworking space, or a pop up location; Navigating working with the City of Walla Walla, including business licenses, building permits; and Connecting you with other local entrepreneurs who will be your resources and your cheerleaders, dreaming your dreams with you.  We want to hear your idea and turn it in to reality, and so much more!

Services offered by this organization are listed below. This provider specializes in the areas listed in bold.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Economic Development
  • Site Location Assistance

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Market Research
  • Grow Your Number of Customers
  • Regulatory
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding Providers
  • Tax Credit Providers (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Libraries and Research

  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising
  • Social Media Consulting


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • WA State Main Street Program (Specialty)


  • Coworking
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues (Specialty)
  • Microbusiness Advocacy (Specialty)
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Starting a Business

  • Business Technical Assistance (Specialty)
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Technical Assistance

  • Commercial Leasing
  • Rural Business Resources (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Connect with Other Businesses Like Yours (Specialty)
  • Conferences, Fairs and Festivals
  • Meet-ups/Social Events
Contact Information
Kathryn Witherington
109 E Main Street
Suite 302T
Walla Walla, WA 99362