This Wednesday, May 26, Business Oregon will open the final portion of a program to provide grants for small businesses to help with commercial rent and operational costs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board allocated approximately $100 million for the program to help small businesses impacted by the pandemic and the restrictions it necessitated. Following two rounds of distribution of Commercial Rent Relief assistance grants, approximately $28 million remains to be distributed in this final round through the Operational Cost Assistance Grant.
The Operational Cost Assistance Grant is designed for businesses with 100 or fewer employees in industries that were particularly affected by the pandemic, including those that:
1. offer the consumption of food and or drink on premise;
“Local business needs substantial remedies now, and they need to be able to re-open for good”
– Oregon State Chamber of Commerce
Oregon State Chamber of Commerce is organizing to help businesses use their voice regarding Covid-19 business restrictions. If you’re interested in getting involved and/or learning more, visit the link below.
Wilsonville Community Sharing is a non-profit social service agency that operates the local food bank and connects families in need with a variety of resources. This year, we are taking our annual food drive digital to help our community during this difficult season. Precision Countertops is matching donations up to $5000.
Wilsonville Community Sharing provides food to local residents in a welcoming environment. The mission is to leverage resources to eliminate hunger, empower opportunity and restore dignity.… Read the rest
The Wilsonville Chamber advocates for business-friendly legislation at the local and state levels of government. We monitor public policy issues, so you can focus on your business, not government regulation.
The WACC Legislative Blog Report was created to serve as an important, bipartisan resource during the current Legislative Session. The Chamber’s goal is to report to our members with timely information to enable you to be well-informed and effectively involved in the legislative process.
2019 Legislative Report – Week 13
1.Revenue. As we’ve noted, there is currently over $5.67 billion in additional revenue proposals that are alive in the legislature. The crown jewel of the revenue proposals is HB 3427, the $2 billion gross receipts tax for K-12 and early education.… Read the rest