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RCC Small Business Management Program Offers Scholarships For Fall

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OR – Small business owners in Southern Oregon have an opportunity to receive training and mentorship offered through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Rogue Community College (RCC).

The first 20 applicants accepted into the Small Business Management Program (SBM), with classes starting in the fall, will receive a scholarship that covers half of the tuition, a $300 value. The scholarship is made available through the RCC Board of Education.

For information on the SBM Program, please call 541-956-7494 or email Advisor Tim Busald at TBusald@roguecc.edu. For general information, please call the RCC SBDC at 541-956-7494 or, for more information, visit: https://sbdc.roguecc.edu/small-business-management.

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Small Business Grant (COVID impact) for Small Businesses in Oregon District #4

The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County, along with the Oregon Legislature and the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, will offer limited grants in response to COVID-19 and the economic impacts businesses faced in its wake.  The Southern Oregon Strong Business Success Grant Program will provide direct payments to eligible businesses in Oregon House District #4* who have previously or are currently experiencing losses due to the pandemic.

The program may cover revenue losses related to utility expenses, mortgage and rent arrears, and other specific expenses to alleviate the financial impacts of the pandemic. To qualify, a company must be classified as a small business with no more than 500 employees, and the primary place of business must be within the boundaries of Oregon House District 4.*

* Visit the Jackson County Chambers Site including a Map of Eligible Communities (such as Central Point, White City, Eagle Point, Foots Creek, New Hope, Rogue River, Gold Hill, Wimer).

View Press Release.

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Grants Pass FREE LED Lighting Upgrade Opportunity for Small to Medium Commercial-Type Buildings (Josephine County)

The Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Grants Pass are working with Energy Trust of Oregon to bring energy savings to our communities.  Currently, they are offering a no-cost LED lighting upgrade opportunity for commercial-type buildings – customers of Pacific Power in Grants Pass and Josephine County.

Buildings must be either less than 20,000 square feet OR have fewer than 20 employees.  Examples of qualifying types of businesses are non-profits, stores or commercial businesses, restaurants, offices, service stations, motels, food banks, social and community services organizations and buildings, churches/houses of worship or faith, clinics, and many others.  Also, industrial facilities and the common areas of multifamily/apartment properties may qualify.

Energy Trust will schedule with you to conduct an onsite review for eligible lighting upgrades. A lighting installer contractor will work with your schedule and clean up afterward.  All at no out-of-pocket cost to you.

Register here.

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