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Restaurant Grants to Avert Layoffs Including COVID-19 Impact

The Rogue Workforce Partnership will have a limited amount of funding that can help support and sustain local restaurants during this challenging time. Grant applicants need to: 1) Have at least 3 employees; 2) Be solely located in either Jackson or Josephine county; 3) and are not part of a regional or national chain. Preference will be given to applicants who have sought Technical Assistance from the Oregon Restaurant COVID Assistance (ORCA) project. Connect with your local ORCA advisor: Michael Lainoff, ORCA Project, Managerorca@oregonsbdc.org, (541) 896-1714 – https://oregonsbdc.org/orca/. Awards are between $500 and $1200. Funds are limited so apply soon.

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AGC Workforce Grants – Construction Related

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) will accept grant proposals from qualified tax-exempt organizations, public schools, or institutions located within the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter geographic boundaries of Oregon and SW Washington. Applicants must also offer construction-related programming such as: construction management, civil and engineering studies, construction technology, construction related career technical education, pre-apprenticeship, registered apprenticeship, construction trades preparation, or other construction-related career training. The deadline is April 2, 2021.

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City Of Medford Financial Support Grant – COVID-19 and Wildfire Support

The Medford City Council allocated $250,000 to help small businesses affected by the Governor’s latest Executive Order (COVID-19 and Wildfires): Bars, Restaurants, Breweries, Wineries, Indoor Gyms and Fitness Establishments. Applications Opens: Friday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. The grants are $3,000/per qualifying business and the grant award can be used to pay for rent or mortgage, utilities and/or payroll.

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Pro Bono Engineering Services Available for Almeda Wildfire-Impacted Businesses

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.

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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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