Business Grants & Loans Available Now…or Soon!

By Kathy Bazan, BRC Consultant
Business Recovery Center

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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 – September 4, 2020

Grants Available SOON:

August 31: Lowe’s $20,000 Grant: https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assistance/small-business-relief-grants/lowes/

For all of the following grants, go to MESO: https://www.mesopdx.org/grants/

Washington County – estimated August 31 – September 4, 2020
Washington County (Unincorporated) – estimated August 31 – September 4, 2020

Loans Available Now:

EIDL: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loans

Craft 3 Washington County $25,000 Loans at 5% to businesses with no more than 25 employees last February: https://www.craft3.org/resilience-fund/waco-loan?utm_source=Craft3&utm_campaign=ad2adc35a1-mc_ca_2020_06_18_brl_wash_county_update&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e55f9c45c6-ad2adc35a1-86872073&mc_cid=ad2adc35a1&mc_eid=92a640b1f4

Business Impact NW: loans $5,000-$350,000; https://businessimpactnw.org/loan/about-our-loans/

Accion: https://us.accion.org/offer/sba-community-advantage-loan/

Accion started out as a nano-lender (under $5,000 loans) working in the minority communities. Accion is now funding loans from nano to SBA business loans in the millions. If your credit score is above 525 and you can pay back the loan, this might be an option.

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