Prosper Portland Business Finance Programs

Contact: Terri Morgan, 503-823-3442 or email

With a mission to create economic growth and opportunity for Portland, Prosper Portland connects you to  resources to create more jobs for Portland. We work with Portland businesses to identify business needs and eligibility for either our assistance programs or those of our partners, and then help you find the program that fits best.

In general, Prosper Portland business finance programs address the need for:

  • Tenant improvements
  • Equipment purchase
  • Façade improvements
  • Property development & rehabilitation
  • Real estate acquisition
  • Credit enhancement
  • Property feasibility study
  • Working capital

We also connect you to the Portland Enterprise Zone program, efficiency improvement programs, and state and federal incentives.


Local Small Business Repair Grant

The Local Small Business Repair Grants use existing tax increment funding (TIF) resources and funding allocated by City Council to provide near-term support for small businesses impacted by the pandemic.


Portland Small Business Relief Fund

City Council allocated $15 million in federal CARES Act relief to Prosper Portland to distribute to small business via the Small Business Relief Fund and block grants to community nonprofits.


Inclusive Business Resource Network

The Inclusive Business Resource Network (IBRN) is a citywide program that brings multiple services for small business into a single network for entrepreneurs.

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