COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Funding

UPDATED 7/27/20

This page is currently being updated daily with new resources available to small businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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3/20 SBA Economic Injury Diaster Assistance Loan Program (EIDL) Loans up to $2M Working capital to cover operational expeneses
3/24 Facebook Boost Grants Grant Small biz grants and advertising credits
3/24 Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Relief Initiative Fundraiser GoFundMe
3/24 US Treasury Dept, IRS, and US Dept of Labor Refundable Payroll Tax Credits Dollar-for-dollar reimbursement for cost providing Coronavirus-related leave to employees
4/2 SBA Express Bridge Loan Program Bridge Loan up to $25K Economic support to to overcome temporary loss of revenue – can be a term loan or used to bridge the gap while applying for SBA Economic Injury Disaster loan.
4/2 SBA (Guaranteed) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Partially forgiveable loan Payroll Coverage for 8 weeks, utilities, interest on a loan or mortgage, rent expense
4/2 Thryv Small Business Foundation – Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program Grant see website
4/2 Opportunity Fund Small Business Relief Fund Loan see website
4/3 Freelancers Relief Fund Grant Food, utility payments, other needs
4/7 Relief fund for licensed beauty professionals Grant $500 emergency aid grant for short-term immediate needs such as food and bills
4/7 MusiCares Covid-19 Relief fund (for muscians) Grant $1000 grants for music industry professionals may apply for basic living assistance (rent or mortgage).
Sweet Relief Covid-19 Fund (for muscians)
Grant Funds raised will go towards medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss of work
4/7 Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) Grant Up to $3,000 grants to provide immediate financial assistance to eligible artists working in craft disciplines. The emergency grants are available to established artists working in craft disciplines including folk and traditional artists
4/15 US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Save Small Business Fund Grant Up to $5,000 grants to Covid19 effected small businesses with at least three employees
4/15 Amercian Farmland Trust Farmer Relief Fund Grant $1,000 grants to small and mid-size direct-market producers with annual gross revenue of between $10,000 and $1 million from sales at farmers markets and/or direct sales to restaurants, caterers, schools, stores, or makers who use farm products as inputs.
4/16 Salesforce Care for Small Business Grant $10,000 grants to U.S. small businesses for operating expense
4/16 Covid-19 Business for All Grants Grant $10,000 emergency grants
4/16 Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund Grant Up to $10,000, especially to entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and in historically under-served communities
4/16 Wefunder Emergency Funding Loan Crowdfunded loans for business operation featuring revenue-share based repayment
4/16 Mainvest Main Street Initiative Loan $2,000 zero interest loan for customers who are brick and mortar business
4/16 Kiva Zero Interest Small Business Loans Loan Crowdfunded business loans up to $15,000
4/16 GoFundMe Small Business Relief Fund Matching Grant Up to $500 matching grant for businesses that raise funds through GoFundMe
4/16 Artist Relief Grant $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19
5/4 F.A.R.M.S. Farmer Emergency Fund Grant Grants to farmers, ranchers and fishers up to $500 covering emergency expenses related to the farm operation and daily necessities, with special preference to aging farmers in need. Covers utility payments, medical, farm labour, equipment repair, or the purchase of seed. Fund is temporarily closed
5/4 The Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund Grant $1,000-2,500 grants for farmer/producers with a certified organic operation experiencing an economic hardship in the 2020 calendar year
5/4 The ReFED Covid-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Grant Average $50,000 grants to for-profit and non-profit organizations with solutions to prevent Covid-19 related food waste
7/27 The HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program Grant Grants to brick & mortar small businesses with 20 full-time employees or less – amounts from $5000-$15,000




3/24 Business Oregon Covid-19 Financal Resources Landing Page Loan Small biz funding resources
3/24 Covid-19 Loan Programs up to $250K Loan General Loan and LOCs
3/24 Have an existing loan? Contact your lender about flexibilities on payment deferments, loan modifications, etc Loan Loan modifications contact your bank
3/24 OR Employment Dept – Work Share Oregon Payroll Asistance State Assisted Payroll to keep employees on the job
3/24 WaFd Bank Small Business Lifeline Loans up to $200K (express up to $30K) Loan Small biz LOC
4/3 Coronavirus Worker Safety Fund Grant Reimbursement for expenses
4/4 Oregon Small Business Stabilization Fund Grant Grant to nonprofits and community economic development organizations and lending institutions
4/14 The Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership grant funding for businesses retooling to supply COVID-19 related products or supplies Grant Grant funding for businesses retooling to supply COVID-19 related products, supplies, PPE, or manufacturers interested in retooling to meet critical supply needs email OMEPs Jasmine Agnor
5/8/20 Travel Oregon Covid-19 Emergency Response Grant Program Grants ranging from $2,500-$10,000 Business Operating Expenses for travel and tourism businesses related
5/7/20 Emergency Child Care Provider Grants Grant ranging from $900-$18000. Closes May 11. Business Operating Expenses
5/27/20 Mercy Corps Northwest Covid-129 Recovery Loan Loans of up to $15,000 Business Operating Expenses




3/24 Beaverton Emergency Business Assistance Program Grant Rent Reimbursement for (as of 3/19/20) Restaurants and Bars up to $2,500 per mo
3/24 CCD Covid19 Loan Program up to $15K Loan To cover operating expenses
3/24 Hillsboro Small Business Emergency Relief Program Grant See website
3/24 Lane County Emergency Loan Fund via Community Lending Works up to $30K Loan Emergency assistance
3/24 Oregon Pacific Bank – Community Emergency Loan Fund (LOCs up to $100K) Line of Credit Operating Expenses
3/24 Prosper Portland and APANO partner on grants to businesses with Asian/Pacific Islander (API) ownership Grant Small biz loans
3/24 City of Gresham Small Biz Emergency Grant Program for food and beverage businesses up to $10K Grant Operating Expenses
3/24 Columbia Pacific Economic Development District Loan See website
3/24 Tualatin Development Commission created an Economic Stabilization Fund Grant See website
3/24 Tillamook EDC Loan See website
3/31 City of Tigard CARES (Commercial Assistance & Relief for Economic Stability) Grants & loans Operating expenses, employee retention (payroll), inventory preparedness for business activity restart
3/31 Forest Grove Small Business Emergency Assistance Program Grants Mortgage or lease payments for April, 2020.
4/2 Portland Small Business Relief Fund (0% loans up to $50k) Loan Job preservation. See website
4/4 Oregon Investment Board Emergency Relief Fund (Mid-Columbia Economic Development District – Loans & Grants Oregon Businesses in National Scenic Area
4/7 South Central Oregon Economic Development District – Quick Response Economic Relief Fund (Klamath & Lake Counties) Loan Business Operating Expenses
4/7 Gilliam County Small Business Stabilization Grant Program Grant Business Operating Expenses
4/8 Prosper Portland Small Business Relief Fund ($2K-$10K) – CLOSED Grants Closed
4/15 Washington County Small Business Economic Assistance Program-CLOSED Grants and Loans (Program closes April 16 at 5:00pm) Business Operating Expenses
5/1/20 Central Oregon Emergency Business Loan Loan Busines Operating Expenses
5/8/20 Pamplin Media Group $1 Million Marketing Grant Fund Matching grants Matching grants $250-$10,000 for digital advertising in Pamplin Media Group products
5/20/20 City of Newport Grant Program Grant Grants of up to $10,000 for product, utilities, payroll, mortgage or rent
6/11/20 City of Portland Local Small Business Repair Grant Grant Grants up to $10,000 for repairs support to small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the pandemic closure and/or recent physical damages, with priority to BIPOC-owned businesses and community-serving nonprofits.
6/11/20 Local Small Business Reopening Grant Grant Supports local small businesses and nonprofits making physical improvements necessary to meet reopening requirements and will prioritize BIPOC-owned businesses, BIPOC community-serving nonprofits, and local small businesses.
7/1/20 Washington County CARES Grant Grant Grants of up to $3,000 for businesses in unicorporated Washington County.
7/3 Clackamas County Small Business Assistance Grants Grant Grants up to $2,500 for businesses in Clackamas county with 25 employees or less adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and otherwise elgible.
7/15 Covid-19 Emergency Small Business Grants available for Western Washington County (west of Hillsboro). Grant Grants up to $10,000 for businesses in Western Washington county (west of Hillsboro) with 25 employees or less adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and otherwise elgible. Please contact Jeff King at 503-992-3293 or for questions or assistance. Assistance is also available at the Forest Grove Business Recovery Center. Contact Ivette at 971-330-3446 or
7/15/20 Small Business Program for Utility Relief Grant Portland small businesses may be eligible for one time credit of up to $10,000 on their sewer/stormwater/water bill. Program closes July 22.
7/20/20 Black-Owned Business Grants Grant Grant of up to $5,000 for Black-owned businesses in the Portland Metro area.
7/20/20 Point West Credit Union Covid-19 Business Grant Grant Grant of up to $5,000 with a focus on sole proprietorships.