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Minority Business Development Agency

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a US Federal organization to help minority business enterprises.  Included are all people of color with initiatives for Global Women of Color Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Education for Former Incarcerated Persons.  Assistance includes access to capital, contracts and markets (high growth industries, emerging markets and global supply chains).

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COVID-19 Vaccine Tax Credits for Eligible Employers

Eligible businesses that allow employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine can receive a tax credit. Partner with a vaccine provider to host an on-site vaccination clinic.

If you need help finding a COVID-19 vaccine, here are local resources:

Jackson County:
Josephine County:

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2021 JoCo Relief COVID-19 Small Business Grants

Josephine County and Grants Pass have earmarked funds to be granted to local small businesses impacted by the lingering effects of COVID19 in Josephine County. These new grant funds are a portion of funds being received by Josephine County through President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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COVID-19 Pandemic Assistance For Timber Harvesters And Haulers Program (PATHH)

USDA is providing critical support to timber harvesting and hauling businesses impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak through the Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers Program (PATHH). PATHH aids businesses that suffered a gross revenue loss of at least 10 percent during the period of January 1, 2020, and December 1, 2020 compared to the period of January 1, 2019, and December 1, 2019.

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Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic Now Eligible for UI Payroll Tax Relief

Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill 3389, which provides UI tax relief and deferral for 2021 unemployment insurance (UI) payroll taxes to qualifying businesses. The tax relief program was collaboratively developed by the Oregon Employment Department, Gov. Brown, and the Oregon State Legislature as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a significant impact on many businesses.

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Rogue Business Connections

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.

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