FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Kristy Athens, Outreach Specialist, 541-426-3598kristyathens@neoedd.org 

Business Oregon Grants Available in NE Oregon

ENTERPRISE, Ore. (Jun. 26, 2020) – Northeast Oregon Economic Development District (NEOEDD), with funding from local citizens and Business Oregon, is offering grants for small businesses who have experienced at least a 50% reduction in revenue in the months of March or April, and who were unable to access the SBA’s EIDL or PPP programs. These funds are also available for nonprofit organizations. 

NEOEDD received funding to make grants to businesses in Baker, Union and Wallowa Counties. If they do not allocate all available funding after the first round of applications are due, they will re-open the application period

The application form is available in English and Spanish (and other languages upon request); please read the qualifications carefully. If you are operating a sole proprietorship and do not have a registered assumed business name, please include a copy of your Schedule C tax return with your application. The initial deadline will be Wednesday, Jul. 8, at midnight. It is not a postmark deadline.

Go to the NEOEDD website to learn more and access the forms: https://www.neoedd.org/covid-19-resources/

If you have questions about completing the application, or need a printed copy of it, please contact NEOEDD staff at 541-426-3598.

This Program was funded in part with State of Oregon General Funds and Lottery Funds administered by the Oregon Business Development Department (Business Oregon).

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The Northeast Oregon Economic Development District’s mission is to provide resources and facilitate quality decision-making for the benefit of entrepreneurs, businesses and communities in Baker, Union, and Wallowa counties. Learn more about its programs and business support at www.neoedd.org.

Attention: Due to COVID-19, the NEOEDD office is closed to visitors until further notice. We encourage you to use telephone and email to reach us; we will respond as quickly as possible. If you leave a voicemail, please be sure to include a number where we can reach you. Thank you!

 Kristy Athens, Outreach Specialist

Pronouns: She/hers

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. M-F

Northeast Oregon Economic Development District

101 NE First Street, Suite 100

Enterprise, OR 97828

Phone: 541-426-3598

Fax: 541-426-9058

www.neoedd.org

kristyathens@neoedd.org