The Restore Grant Program supports Portland small businesses experiencing pandemic-related hardships. These one-time direct grants provide up to $25,000 in reimbursement for eligible expenses related to damage and vandalism, including security, insurance premium increases, back rent, interior repairs and inventory/equipment loss.
Prosper Portland's Economic Recovery Investments Funded by the American Rescue Plan Portland City Council allocated Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Prosper Portland in 2021 and 2022 to support these projects. Learn more about the principles used to guide these investment priorities at portland.gov/united/rescueplan Funding supports new Major Impact [...]
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.
On March 18, 2020 Portland City Council approved the allocation of $1 million in general fund dollars for relief to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program served as a bridge of support for Portland small businesses until state and federal disaster resources became available.
Enforcing the face covering policy required by state law protects the well-being of your customers and your own personal safety while at work. Here are some tips and helpful information for communicating with customers who do not comply with the law.