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The Columbia County Economic Team has small business grants available to qualifying businesses.

Columbia County

$500,000 in small business grants is now available to qualifying businesses in Columbia County and the region, but business owners need to act quickly. Go to "Emergency Small Business Grants" at www.smallbiz.columbiacountyoregon.com.

Columbia County Board of Commissioners and CCET, Columbia County Economic Team, announce a fresh, new grant fund to directly benefit small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses and 501(c)(3) are encouraged to determine their eligibility and apply immediately. This is the last grant round for 2020. Applications are DUE December 19.

Grant applications for amounts ranging from $2500 - $15,000 are due December 19. Information and applications available for download at www.smallbiz.columbiacountyoregon.com.

CARES (PPT or EIDL) recipients ARE ELIGIBLE!

Small businesses and some non-profits are eligible if they are:

In Columbia County

Also registered in Oregon

Current/compliant on taxes

Adversely impacted at a direct resultof the COVID-19 crisis

25% or more reduction in sales as a rersult of the COVID-19 crisis

A non-profit with federal status

Eligigble applications will be reviewed for potential funding and notified if a grant award will be made by the end of December. This is a new round of funding, but it won't last long. Act now!www.smallbiz.columbiacountyoregon.com.