COVID-19 Grants and Loans

City of Hillsboro Small Business Grant

The emergency support is funded by the Federal CARES Act through Business Oregon, the State of Oregon’s Economic Development Agency, to help offset some of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apply through Monday, October 26 at 5 p.m. >>>

Washington County Small Business Grants

The purpose of these grants remains to support small businesses employing 25 or less employees impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic. Through the first three rounds of County grants almost 500 businesses have received close to $1.5 million in assistance.

Learn more >>> 

Free PPE Supplies for Oregon Businesses and Childcare providers 

The Governor’s office in partnership with the Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board, allocated $10 Million from the federal CARES Act funding for the purchase of supplies including masks and gloves for small business. The State of Oregon is fulfilling orders at no charge until resources are depleted.

Request supplies >>>

Tigard Small Business Grant

The City of Tigard has gathered $1.8M in Federal, State and County funds for a second round of business assistance grants to Tigard firms impacted by COVID-19. All businesses are welcome and encouraged to apply, including those who previously received grants or were ineligible last time.

Apply here >>>

City of Cornelius

Small Businesses Assistance Grant Program in partnership with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon.

Apply here >>>

Washington County Artist Relief Program

Application live through November 10, 2020.

Application

America’s Recovery Fund Coalition

America’s Recovery Fund Coalition represents 45% of the United States workforce. With more than 100 members across retail, restaurants, theaters, gyms, salons, real estate, the travel industry, and financial services, we represent a combined 58 million American workers. We are asking Congress for support to help our businesses, workers, and communities recover.

US Chamber small business emergency loans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during this emergency.

You are eligible if you are:

  • A small business with fewer than 500 employees
  • A small business that otherwise meets the SBA’s size standard
  • A 501(c)(3) with fewer than 500 employees
  • An individual who operates as a sole proprietor
  • An individual who operates as an independent contractor
  • An individual who is self-employed who regularly carries on any
  • trade or business
  • A Tribal business concern that meets the SBA size standard
  • A 501(c)(19) Veterans Organization that meets the SBA size standard

**SBA will accept applications again starting 4/27

Small Business Association Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Save Small Business Fund

The Save Small Business Fund is a grantmaking initiative offering short-term relief for small employers in the United States and its territories.

TO QUALIFY YOU MUST

  • Employ between 3 and 20 people
  • Be located in an economically vulnerable community (determined by zip code on W9)
  • Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic
    Please note in a cursory check that we made of zip codes eligible, not all Oregon cities or zip codes will qualify for this opportunity. Some Hillsboro zip codes are eligible, the Tigard zip code of 97281 appears to be eligible, and coastal and some Portland zip codes are eligible. Check your zip code eligibility at https://www.savesmallbusiness.com/#eligibility