Special Conference Call for City Leaders

Funding Resources with Business Oregon

City elected officials and staff were joined on December 18 by the LOC and Business Oregon for a discussion of assistance programs available to Oregon businesses. 
Chris Cummings, the Interim Director for Business Oregon, presented on the following: 

  • Over $24 million in CDBG funds that will be available to local governments over the next several months;
  • $55 million in funding that went to counties and is in the process of distribution;
  • Remaining funds from earlier funding rounds; and
  • Possible resources coming through the Oregon Legislature and federal programs.

Watch now

Links and Resources

Business Oregon CDBG PowerPoint Presentation

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Small Business Grant Funding by County

Small Business Navigator

Contact Information

Mark Gharst, LOC Lobbyist
mgharst@orcities.org or (503) 991-2192

Chris Cummings, Interim Director, Business Oregon
or (503) 986-0158 

Fumi Schaadt, CDBG Program Policy Coordinator, Economic Development Division, Business Oregon
fumi.schaadt@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0027

Ed Tabor, Programs & Incentives Manager, Business Oregon
edward.tabor@oregon.gov or (503) 949-3523