Salem, OR – Marion County is pleased to offer additional business relief grants for local businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The county expects to distribute approximately $3.5 million in grant funding to local businesses by the end of the year. Nearly $1.5 million will be distributed to hospitality businesses from the first round of grants. The second round of the grant process is now open for local small businesses.
If more grant applications are received than available funding, Marion County will select grant recipients from eligible applicants by lottery.
Grant beneficiaries will need to fill out a short grant application form to demonstrate they meet State of Oregon eligibility guidelines. Businesses must be located in Marion County, have 25 or fewer employees, and have not received funding in the first round of grants.
Grant applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2020.
Grant applications forms:
Due to the short time line, it is important that businesses carefully complete the grant application form and ensure all required information is accurate and complete. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
For questions or assistance with the grant application, please contact the Marion County Board of Commissioners Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (503) 588-5212.
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