Local Grants for Non-Profits

By Kathy Bazan, BRC Consultant Business Recovery Center If you are involved with a local non-profit (or know of one), you might wish to share this information with them: Due by Sept. 22 Tualatin Economic Stabilization 2.0 https://www.tualatinoregon.gov/economicdevelopment/city-tualatin-economic-stabilization-fund-program-20 Due by Sept. 25 Washington County Grant for Non-Profits https://oregoncf.org/grants-and-scholarships/grants/washington-county-cares-nonprofit-emergency-assistance-program/

PGE Update on Wildfire Work and Outages

Portland General Electric Prioritizing Customer Safety Cut power in 8 different high-risk fire areas, in addition to the public safety power shutoff in Mt. Hood corridor PORTLAND, Ore. Sept. 9, 2020 — Portland General Electric is working with state and community leaders and emergency responders throughout our service area to protect people and property from […]

Business Grants & Loans Available Now…or Soon!

By Kathy Bazan, BRC Consultant Business Recovery Center ARTICLE HERE Grants Available Now: City of Sherwood: https://www.sherwoodoregon.gov/economicdevelopment/page/resources-businesses-and-employees-covid-19 (August 24-28) For all of the following grants, go to MESO: https://www.mesopdx.org/grants/ City of Tigard City of Beaverton City of Hillsboro – estimated end of August 2020 Washington County (Child Care Only) – estimated will be open August 24 – […]

$26 million in local cultural support now available

Applications are now open for the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. The funds – nearly $26 million – have been allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust and will be available to Oregon cultural organizations facing losses due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The application deadline is August 24th at noon. Funds are available […]

Participate in FEMA’s National Exercise Program’s 2020 Fall Nomination Round

FEMA’s National Exercise Program will begin accepting nominations for exercise support. Private businesses can apply for exercise support! But, don’t go at it alone. Business will want to collaborate with local, state, tribal, or federal government emergency management partners on their exercise planning team. Listen in on the webinar (link below) to learn more. Participate […]

Order Your Free PPE Today!

By Kathy Bazan, BRC Consultant Great News!!! The CARES Act which was signed into law by the president last March provided money to Washington County which provides free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for local businesses which have 50 or fewer employees! If you would like to order PPE, check out the order form here: https://forms.gle/qVJZ62q1wwZ83wfB8 […]

Should I-205 be Tolled?

I-205 Tolling Project Update For the past few years, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has been developing plans to address the I-205 bottleneck and the Abernethy bridge seismic updates. The Tualatin Chamber and Rep. Rachel Prusak have been vocal against tolling, and we continue to oppose ODOTs current plans where the cost of these […]

TriMet Updates

Effective Sunday, July 26th, we are increasing the rider capacity on buses and trains. Buses will now carry 19 passengers, or up to 24 if there are couples or families riding together. A MAX car will carry 22 people, or up to 26 with couples and families. WES will carry 25 to 37 passengers, depending […]