COVID-19 Business Information
The Artist Resilience Program provides relief funding to Oregon artists who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic due to loss of income, loss of opportunity or other unanticipated impacts to their artistic practice. Grant Guidelines
Community LendingWorks offers loan programs if you need assistance getting your business back on its feet. Programs CLW
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.
Apply for PPP Loan Forgiveness Through New Direct Portal starting August 4, 2021. Find more details here.
As of May 6, 2022, the COVID-19 EIDL funds are exhausted. SBA is no longer accepting COVID-19 EIDL loan increase requests or requests for reconsideration. Approved borrowers that have not signed their loan closing documents must do so by May 16, 2022, or will face delayed disbursement or possible loss of funding.
SBA is currently offering the following funding options:
SBA is contacting eligible businesses regarding: Targeted EIDL Advance (limited eligibility)
Senator Ron Wyden COVID-19 Economic Resources
An online tool is now available to help ranchers document and estimate payments to cover feed transportation costs caused by drought, which are now covered by the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
USDA is temporarily suspending debt collections, foreclosures and other activities on farm loans.
STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST UPDATES AND RESOURCES
The state of Oregon created an information page to assist small businesses navigating through the changing resources and guidelines in Oregon. Small Business Navigator Hotline 833-604-0880
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides helpful small business guidance and loan resources.
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)
Oregon OSHA provides interim guidance and resources on what employers need to know in regards to health and safety during COVID-19. OSHA is also providing confidential consultations for employers to enhance their workplace safety and health programs.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
The CDC offers many different workplace guidance's for employers, ranging from general prevention in the workplace to specific industry resources.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)
The USDA Rural Development Response to COVID-19 is providing up to date guidance on Federal programs that can assist rural communities with immediate or long-term assistance. Also, visit Oregon State Office (usda.gov) .
OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY (OHA)
OHA has useful guides specifically tailored for food service facilities.