COVID-19 Business Information
SBA is currently taking applications for Economic Injury and Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). EIDL provides economic relief to small businesses and non-profit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.
SBA is currently offering the following funding options:
- Coming Soon! Restaurant Revitalization Act (Restaurants are NO longer required to apply for a DUNS Number and Register in SAM) Sample Application Now Available! SBA Form 3172 Restaurant Revitalization Funding Application (Sample only)
- Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): First Draw PPP Loans, Second Draw PPP Loans (Loans will be offered until May 31, 2021)
- COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
- SBA debt relief (for existing borrowers)
- Shuttered Venue Operators Grants
SBA is contacting eligible businesses regarding: Targeted EIDL Advance (limited eligibility)
The SBA will soon be releasing grant funds under the name Shuttered Venue Operators/ Save Our Stages. The grant funds will be available on a first come first serve basis. The Checklist and Necessity Questionnaire provides guidance to prepare for the release of the grant application. COVID-19 Resources - Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (geodc.net)
Commercial Rent Relief Program: Business Oregon expects to open for a second round of applications mid-April.
Assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is available for certain agricultural producers whose operations were directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting new or modified applications from January 19 through February 26, 2021. Learn more at farmers.gov/cfap.
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.
OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY (OHA)
OHA has useful guides specifically tailored for food service facilities.