The State's latest round of accepting applications for financial assistance for businesses has now closed.
The state released its fifth round of funding at 3PM yesterday and it closed quickly when the initial limit for funding requests was reached shortly after opening. Do keep checking the Business Oregon link, because they plan to post updates if, after initial review of applications received, there is room for more applicants. Also, if you need assistance, visit the Washington County Business Recovery Centers website to find out what they can do to help or to set up a consultation for you!
El estado lanzó su quinta ronda de ayuda financiera ayer a las 3:00 p.m. y cerró inmediatamente después de llegar al límite inicial para las solicitudes de ayuda financiera poco después de la apertura. Siga revisando el enlace de Business Oregon, porque planean publicar actualizaciones y, después de la revisión inicial de las solicitudes recibidas, habrá espacio para más solicitantes. Además, si necesita ayuda, visite el sitio web de los Centros de Recuperación Empresarial del Condado de Washington para averiguar qué pueden hacer para ayudarlo o programar una consulta para usted.
BUSINESS RECOVERY CENTERS
Washington County has partnered with the Chambers of Commerce in Hillsboro, Tualatin, Beaverton, and Adelante Mujeres to provide free assistance to all businesses throughout Washington County. If your business needs assistance with reopening, modifying business plans, accessing Personal Protective Equipment, or other assistance for your business in reacting to COVID-19, the Business Recovery Centers are there to help. Visit the BRC website to find out what they can do to help or to set up a consultation.
Worksystems Inc. Assistance
Worksystems Inc. is continuing to answer questions and connect small businesses to resources and support. WSI can help businesses connect with the Small Business Administration, public workforce system, or the state. They are staffing a phone line on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am – noon. They will also return messages left on that line. Call (971) 512-6787 to discuss your needs. They are providing translation services for all calls if you indicate your preferred language.
Reopening Washington County
We are all connected, and our individual actions can make the difference for everyone. Until it is clear the virus is better controlled, the county is asking people and business to continue to work to slow the spread.
- To find more information about federal and state assistance programs, click on the icons on the right side of the page.
Greater Portland Inc. has also collected information on a variety of programs, resources and tools for businesses within the Portland Metro Region, including those in Washington County.
The PCC Small Business Center has created guidelines for consideration of business needs as small businesses continue to navigate COVID-19.