Category Archives: Business Oregon

Regional Saint Alphonsus facilities get relief funds

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City are two of twenty rural hospitals in Oregon that will share in $50 million grant funding from Business Oregon. According to the announcement from the agency, the grants are designed to help keep nurses and doctors employed as these hospitals struggle with increased costs and […]
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Three Central Oregon hospitals to get $8.38 million in pandemic relief funds

St. Charles Redmond, Prineville and Madras among 20 statewide. Small rural Oregon hospitals have help on the way, with $50 million in grant funding coming from Business Oregon. A total of 20 rural hospitals, including three in Central Oregon, are receiving funds to help keep nurses and doctors employed amid rising costs and falling revenue […]
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$1.5 million in emergency grants still available for Oregon small businesses

Roughly $1.5 million in Covid-relief grants are still available for Oregon businesses with fewer than 25 employees. The grants are being given through a partnership between Business Oregon and four credit unions: Consolidated Community, Trailhead, Point West and Central Willamette. Source: $1.5 million in emergency grants still available for Oregon small businesses – Portland Business […]
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Salem drinking water improvements put Turner, Oregon in a bind

A few months ago, it appeared Turner’s impending drinking water system improvements were going to be solved. Salem has been planning to make improvements to its water filtration and distribution network, including work in Turner, following a drinking water crisis in summer of 2018 where cyanotoxins were found in the city’s drinking water. Source: Salem drinking water improvements […]
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Business aid still available from Jackson County

At least for now, Jackson County still has plenty of money available for grants to businesses and nonprofits that are struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The race for $355,000 in grants kicked off Tuesday morning, with money to be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying businesses. Source: Business aid still available from Jackson […]
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New round of small businesses grants available for Lane County

New local grants are available for small businesses that so far have been unable to get other forms of relief during the pandemic-rooted economic downturn. The state awarded Lane County and Eugene-based Community Lending Works, in partnership with cities in the county, $225,000 through Business Oregon to be granted to local businesses. Source: New round […]
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Jacksonville to get long-awaited fire station upgrades

A $1.34 million state grant will allow long-awaited expansion of the current Jacksonville Fire Station while providing seismic reinforcement for the structure. Business Oregon, a state agency, announced the Seismic Rehabilitation Grant award in May. The money will be combined with funds from the city’s urban renewal district for upgrades to the structure and addition […]
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Stayton will give grants of up to $15,000 to businesses impacted by coronavirus

Businesses must be in the Stayton city limits, have 15 or fewer employees and demonstrate a one-month in decline in revenue of more than 50% in March or April compared with a year prior. Source: Stayton will give grants of up to $15,000 to businesses impacted by coronavirus

Port moving forward on dock improvement

Roundabouts, water and drainage improvements, the possibility of a new building and the future of the kite field are some of the topics to be addressed in an update of the Port of Brookings Harbor’s Strategic Business Plan. Source: Port moving forward on dock improvement

City of Wheeler, Clatsop Counyty receive grant from Oregon Small Business Relief Fund

Business Oregon announced Tuesday, June 2, the recipients of $2.5 million in matching grant funding through the Emergency Business Assistance Grant Fund, which was created by Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Legislature to assist small businesses suffering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: City of Wheeler, Clatsop Counyty receive grant from Oregon […]
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