Join Business Oregon, Prosper Portland and U.S. Commercial Service on a virtual adventure to explore business opportunities in SE Asia. Choose your own adventure from Thailand, Malaysia & The Philippines Meetings to take place in the evenings from October 4-29, 2021 We are selecting 10-12 export-ready companies to participate in [...]
Equitable Food Economy CollaborativeLisa Norwood2022-07-27T12:01:37-07:00
Equitable Food Economy Collaborative Contact: Thalia Martinez, email or 503-823-4736 The Equitable Food Economy Collaborative is a partnership between regional nonprofits, producers, Oregon State University, the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and Prosper Portland. These partners work together toward shared goals that will catalyze the development of an equitable and resilient regional food economy. [...]
The Nick FishLisa Norwood2022-10-18T14:49:29-07:00
A multi-partner collaboration between Prosper Portland, Portland Housing Bureau, Human Solutions and Gerding Edlen, The Nick Fish is a mixed-use, mixed-income catalytic project in the Gateway Regional Center TIF District, adjacent to Gateway Discovery Park at NE Halsey Street and NE 106th Avenue.
Shop Small PDXLisa Norwood2021-12-20T16:02:13-08:00
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.
Talking to Customers about Face CoveringsLisa Norwood2021-12-20T16:06:02-08:00
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.
Local Small Business Repair GrantLisa Norwood2023-03-01T09:51:27-08:00
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 FundLisa Norwood2022-10-12T09:32:58-07:00
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.
Community Opportunities and Enhancements ProgramLisa Norwood2021-05-12T10:46:45-07:00
CONTACT: Morgan Masterman, EMAIL OR 503-823-6839 Community Opportunities and Enhancements Program The Community Opportunities and Enhancements Program (COEP) is a City of Portland strategy to increase diversity and equity in construction contracting. The goals of the COEP are to increase the number of people of color and women in the trades and to remove [...]
Community Livability GrantLisa Norwood2023-03-08T16:59:44-08:00
The CLG program prioritizes projects that benefit communities of color or people with low incomes, and that promote widely shared prosperity.
Thriving Small Business Loan ProgramLisa Norwood2019-08-01T09:01:00-07:00
The Thriving Small Business loan program, which has been structured to address access-to-capital issues faced by underrepresented populations, including businesses owned by women and people of color and businesses owned by those in low-income areas.