In addition to the $10,000 EIDL grant, we are aware of the following other public and private grants. We will add to this list as we learn of other options. Please contact us to let us know of grant opportunities.
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation – in partnership with Vistaprint and a coalition of supporting companies, foundations, and philanthropic donors – is providing one-time $5,000 short-term grants through the Save Small Business Fund. The supplemental cash grants are for businesses that have between 3 and 20 employees and operate in an economically vulnerable community. To learn more and to apply for a grant, visit: savesmallbusiness.com.
- Delta Dental pledges $10M to help dentists shut down by COVID-19 with two new programs — the Reimbursement Advance Program and the Practice Assistance Fund. Read more and apply here.
- GoFundMe Small Business Relief fund – matching micro-grants up to $500. See details hereand click here for FAQs.
- Good Farmer Fund is granting relief funds to small farms. Apply here.
- Social Justice COVID-19 Crisis Fund – Click here if you are a previous granteeof a Social Justice Fund. If not a previous grantee, consider applying for their ongoing Rapid Response Fund.
- Department of Commerce has awarded $1.8 million to 17 rural county governments. TheCommunity Development Block Grants can be used for small business support, food and rental assistance, health services and more. Click here for more information.
- Department of Commerce is offering a new Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant program to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Up to $5 million in funds provided through the Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund. The program will provide a limited number of businesses in Washington’s 39 counties with a grant up to $10,000.
- To learn more about eligibility and application, follow this link. Due to anticipated volumes, please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing and disbursement of grants.
- In Clark County – The first round of applications were accepted on April 8. Application processing and review will take approximately 3-4 weeks. If selected, expect to hear back from CREDC the week of May 4th at the earliest. Please click here for details on future application opportunities.
- In Vancouver – Fourth Plain Forward is announcing a Small Business Emergency Grant Program to help Fourth Plain Boulevard businesses through the immediate impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding will prioritize small businesses owned by historically underrepresented communities. Click here to apply. If you need assistance with the application, call them at 360-947-7669 or email.
- Amazon has created a $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund to help small companies located within a few blocks of its Seattle headquarters. Click here to learn more and apply for the Amazon neighborhood small business relief fund.
New Landlords – refer your tenants to the following agencies for COVID-19 rent assistance (total $8.5M):
Lane County Human Services Commission (LCHHS)
Community Action (CAO)
Mid-Columbia Community Action Council (MCCAC)
Community Action Program of East Central Oregon (CAPECO)
Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency (MWVCAA)
Community Action Team, Inc. (CAT)
Multnomah County Department of Human Services
Community Connection of Northeast Oregon (CCNO)
Neighborhood Impact (NIMPACT)
Clackamas County Social Services Department (CCSSD)
Oregon Human Development Corporation (OHDC)
Community in Action (CINA)
Oregon Coast Community Action (ORCCA)
Community Service Consortium (CSC)
United Community Action Network (UCAN)
Klamath/Lake Community Action Services (KLCAS)
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP)