Small Business & Micro Enterprise Assistance Available
Small Business & Microenterprise Grant (SBMA) Program
Business Oregon has partnered with CCD Business Development Corporation, a private nonprofit economic development organization to administer and process the $3 million dollars allocated to the CDBG-CV Statewide Emergency Small Business & Microenterprise Grant Program, intended to help businesses remain solvent and able to retain/create low- and moderate-income jobs.
This program is funded with federal grant funds from the Oregon Community Development Block Grant program CARES Act funding for communities affected by COVID-19. Technical assistance is available to assist with completing the application process. You may use Google Translate on the application registration and program webpages for non-English languages or please contact CCD Business Development Corporation at 1-888-263-0971 or firstname.lastname@example.org additional assistance. Video tutorials for both small business and microenterprise applications, including helpful tips, are also available.
Business Oregon, in partnership with CCD Business Development Corporation, will be hosting two virtual Q&A meetings regarding the upcoming grant opportunity. The virtual Q&A meetings will take place Friday, January 13, 2023, at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Those interested in applying for the grant can register for these virtual Q&A meetings using this online form.
This program will launch on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. and will close on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. To register and apply, visit ccdbusiness.org/oregonsbma.
The SOU Small Business Development Center is located at the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett Street (between Central and Riverside off 8th Street), in Medford. We offer local business advising for every stage of your business: from idea, to launch, to expansion--even help guide you through an exit or succession plan. Call for an appointment today: (541) 552-8300.