A local group of construction industry professionals (including principals of several of the leading construction management and engineering firms in the Rogue Valley) have come together to support regional recovery from the Almeda Fire. Among other efforts, several of the participants would like to provide some pro bono support to businesses impacted by the fires as they make plans to rebuild. Particularly if you are having trouble figuring out where to begin, please let us know if you’d like to connect with this group of professionals. Please send an email to Marta Tarantsey at Business Oregon (Marta.Tarantsey@oregon.gov or click the link below) with just a little bit about your business and what kind of help you are seeking.
Rotary Rebuilds Southern Oregon, a 501(c)(3), supports business recovery “Back to Work” small grant program for sole proprietor tool replacement, small business equipment replacement, and businesses with employees who have no insurance or are under-insured.
The Oregon Employment Office has extended the filing application date for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) to November 27th.
All who directly suffered a loss or damage by the Almeda and Obenchain Fires, regardless of immigration status, can apply for up to $2,500 in cash assistance, including:
Applications must be submitted by November 15, 2020. Proof of loss is required. Documentation of citizenship status is NOT required.
The Artist Relief Program provides relief funding to Oregon artists who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic due to cancellations of exhibitions, performances, rehearsals or other activities with a stipend, events, teaching opportunities, book signings, or other professional presentation opportunities. Deadline is November 10, 2020
The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.