$20 million available from Oregon’s Emergency Small Business Assistance Fund

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SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — After four previous rounds of funding for the Emergency Small Business Assistance Fund program, the Oregon Legislature and Governor Kate Brown approved $20 million more for Business Oregon’s Emergency Business Assistance Grant Fund.

Business Oregon updated this page Thursday afternoon with additional program information and eligibility requirements, as well as an application form.

Applications will be processed on a first-come-first-serve basis, with a geographic overlay to ensure statewide distribution of proceeds. 

This round makes some changes to previous rounds of grant funding under the program, so that businesses not eligible in earlier rounds can now access grant funding.

Most previous rounds also targeted businesses that did not already receive assistance through the CARES Act (such as PPP, EIDL, City of Portland Small Relief Program, the Oregon Cares Fund for Black Relief + Resiliency and other programs funded with CARES Act funds).

This round will now consider applications from the following types of businesses:

Businesses with 1 to 25 employees that have already received anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million in funding from these federal resources.Businesses with 25 to 100 employees are eligible regardless of the amount of federal resources they received (up to $1,000,000), if they meet other program requirements.

To apply, …

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