Business Financing (Loans & Grants)

The City's Business Loan and Grant Programs provide financial assistance to Portland businesses. Applications for the Job Creation Grant are due no later than Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 pm. There are no deadlines on applications for the City's three other programs.

Completed applications that are received by the first Tuesday of each month will be considered for funding on the third Thursday of that same month at the meeting of the Portland Development Corporation (the City's commercial loan and grant board).
(1) Journey Map Small Business Relief

brief overview of application process 

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Programs and applications

Job Creation Grant Program (Business Assistance Program for Job Creation) 

Microenterprise Grant Program 

COVID Rapid Response Loan/Grant Program

Standard Commercial Loan Programs