Inclusive Innovation

Making our industries and economy more inclusive is not just good social policy, it’s vital to the long-term economic success of our companies and our communities. Fostering a more equitable Portland will attract an increasingly diverse workforce who will see Portland as a place where everyone can succeed.

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Shop Small PDX

In the midst of a public health & economic crisis, how and where you spend your money matters. Portland’s small businesses are the very soul of the city – and many of them, owned by People of Color, could use your business. They’re showcased at Shop Small PDX, where you’ll find inspiration and excitement in a full array of products, services, experiences and gift ideas.

2022-09-14T09:24:14-07:00

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.

2022-09-26T09:20:31-07:00

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.

2022-09-27T16:16:28-07:00

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.