COVID-19 Grants and Loans

Hillsboro Small Business Grant

Businesses must be located inside Hillsboro city limits and have an active business license from the City of Hillsboro prior to applying.

Businesses that have applied in one of the previous two rounds of City Emergency Business Grants or Washington County’s Emergency Business Grant and received funding are eligible to apply in this round, but priority will be given to eligible businesses that have yet to receive emergency grant funding.

The emergency support will help offset some of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North Plains Small Business Grant

City of North Plains is offering Small Business Assistance grants to provide financial support to businesses that have been adversely affected by economic conditions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic between March 2020 through June 2020.

The program, funded by the federal CARES Act in cooperation with Washington County, will provide a total of $85,000 in grant funds, with individual grants starting at $1,000 and as much as a maximum of $10,000.

Applications will be available online and will be accepted from 8 a.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020 through 3:00 p.m., Monday, August 31, 2020. All completed applications received by the deadline will be considered. Checks will be mailed to qualifying applicants during September of 2020.

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Hillsboro Personal Protective Equipment Grants

Many small businesses need help and support to safely reopen and continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning on Friday, June 5, Hillsboro businesses can apply for a new Protective Equipment Grant program offered by the City of Hillsboro, in conjunction with community partners.

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.


  • 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
Oregon Community Recovery Fund

The Oregon Community Recovery Grant program will provide funds to nonprofit organizations in Oregon that are particularly affected by the outbreak of COVID-19.

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