Final guidelines (except for childcare) are now on OHA's website. Scroll down to Governor's Orders and OHA Guidance halfway down the page, open "OHA Guidance and Rules. Or you can find the links below:
Oregon Hospitality Foundation | Takeout And A Movie on May 9th is a fundraiser to benefit restaurants who are serving meals to frontline heroes as well as to those with food insecurity. Go to this link to get more information and to purchase the$6.50 ticket and access simple instructions for streaming on any device either on Saturday, May 9th at 5 p.m., or anytime throughout the weekend. If you know of a restaurant in the region who is doing philanthropic work they may be eligible to apply for funding . Please refer them to here. 100% of the movie ticket sales will be awarded to restaurants throughout the state who apply and meet established criteria of serving meals to those in need. About the movie: PHOENIX OREGON. Variety says “To put it simply–and, yes, gratefully–Phoenix, Oregon is the sort of movie a lot of us need right now.”
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health | Recording of a technical assistance webinar for applicants interested in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant programs to support projects aimed at improving minority health and reducing health disparities (applications due May 11, 2020)
Oregon Department of Education & Oregon Health Authority | Guidelines for safe graduation and year-end school celebrations, as well as creative options being considered by districts throughout Oregon. Read the
The Oregon Early Learning Division | Financial support for child care providers. This link is for the portal to apply for the emergency funds. Anyone with an approved emergency child care application from the ELD should be eligible. The portal for applications went live last Friday (May 1) and will be open until next Monday (May 11). Your early learning hub can provide assistance. Here is the news release from 4/30/20.
Fed Reserve “Main Street” Lending Program | This program is for small and medium businesses (forthcoming). The Federal Reserve designed Main Street to support small and medium-sized businesses that were unable to access the PPP or that require additional financial support after receiving a PPP loan. Main Street loans are not forgivable. The Program will operate through three facilities: the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF), the Main Street Priority Loan Facility (MSPLF), and the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF). You can access the program here.
Guidance for rural communities and the agricultural industry about recently passed funding relief contained in the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Program can be found here.
Applications open for funding to help rural families and small businesses reduce energy costs and make energy efficiency improvements. Funding is available through the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP).
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance application back open as of 5/4 on a limited basis to provide relief to agricultural businesses. Learn more.
Oregon Department of Revenue | Revenue alerts taxpayers with a filing requirement that they must file a tax return to get an Economic Impact Payment. Read the release
IRS | The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has posted updated FAQs providing answers regarding the Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act. The Employee Retention Credit encourages businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50 percent of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19.
Reopen Mainstreet has compiled a variety of resources on its website, including potential reopening strategies, ideas, hints and tips for businesses, business districts and organizations as they enter the COVID-19 recovery phase.
SCORE is hosting a free webinar on May 12 at 11 a.m. The 4 Key Things Business Owners Should Be Focused on Right Now. Register here.
Resources for Families
Oregon Department of Education & Department of Human Services | Application for cash benefits for families eligible for free and reduced-priced meals can be found
Oregon Energy | Oregon Energy Fund for families who need help paying electric bill - Read more
Previously Shared Resources
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