Quarterly Report


Business Oregon has a variety of tools our team uses as they work on business development and infrastructure projects throughout the state of Oregon. Below is a table of Business Oregon investments separated by program over the third quarter of 2019. This does not capture all the projects Business Oregon has worked on, just those with dollars invested through the programs listed. If you have specific questions about a program, investment, or other topic, just give us a holler.

incentives, grants, & loans
84% rural $


BRF Brownfields

EDLF Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund

EPP Export Promotion Program

GSRF Governor's Strategic Reserve Fund

GRS Governor's Regional Solutions

HIOP High Impact Opportunity Projects

OBDF Oregon Business Development Fund

OIF Other Infrastructure Finance

SBIR SBIR Support Programs

SDW Safe Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund

SPWF Special Public Works Fund

WW Water/Wastewater

Organization Project Description Type Approved Amount Rural/
City County House  District  Senate  District 

Brownfields Programs

City of BeavertonBeaverton Public Safety Center Assessment/CleanupGrants$ 60,000UrbanBeavertonWashington2714
City of SilvertonEugene Field School Asbestos and UST MitigationGrants$ 60,000RuralSilvertonMarion189
City of Woodburn173 Grant Street UST Removal and CleanupGrants$ 57,230RuralWoodburnMarion2211
Clatsop CountyHousehold Hazardous Waste Facility Cleanup ProjectForgivable Loan$ 60,000RuralAstoriaClatsop3216
Clatsop CountyHousehold Hazardous Waste Facility Cleanup ProjectLoan$ 195,000RuralAstoriaClatsop3216
Hacienda Community Development CorporationAsbestos Cleanup of Former Sugar ShackGrants$ 60,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah4322
Pratt PropertiesAssessment Cleanup at 1153 W 2nd AvenueLoan$ 150,000UrbanEugeneLane4523
REACH Community DevelopmentAssistance to excavate/remove contaminated soilsGrants$ 60,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Foundation of PrinevilleDecommission and Cleanup of USTGrants$ 60,000RuralPrinevilleCrook5528
Warm Springs Community Action TeamOld Commissary Asbestos and Lead Abatement ProjectGrants$ 39,160RuralWarm SpringsJefferson5930
Wild Rivers Land TrustBagley Creek Mill Site environmental assessmentGrants$ 53,220RuralPort OrfordCurry11
Total11$ 854,610

Community Development Block Grant

City of IndependencePolk County Housing Rehabilitation ProgramGrants$ 400,000RuralIndependencePolk2010
City of Saint HelensFood Bank Design & ConstructionGrants$ 1,500,000RuralSt. HelensColumbia3116
City of TillamookSewer RehabilitationGrants$ 2,500,000RuralTillamookTillamook3216
Fair Housing Council of OregonFair Housing 2019Grants$ 110,675UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Harney CountyHousing Rehabilitation ProgramGrants$ 400,000RuralBurnsHarney6030
Root Policy ResearchUpdate to Analysis of Impediments to Fair HousingGrants$ 87,300UrbanDenverN/A
Total6$ 4,997,975

Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund

LittoralRockaway BeachLoan$ 50,000RuralRockaway BeachTillamook3216
MistyKitt LLCRestaurant and CatererLoan$ 70,000RuralGaribaldiTillamook3216
Total2$ 120,000

Export Matching Grants

AxiologyAxiology - Indie Beauty Expo 2018Grants$ 7,254UrbanBendDeschutes
Keeler Estate VineyardKeeler Estate Vineyard - Interwine & Prowine 2018Grants$ 4,811RuralAmityYamhill
Simplex ManufacturingSimplex Manufacturing - Airshow China 2018Grants$ 10,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah
The Ulven CompaniesThe Ulven Companies - AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition 2018Grants$ 2,625RuralHubbardMarion
Treeline DesignzTreeline Designz - International New Zealand Flower and Garden Show 2018Grants$ 10,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah
VerbioVerbio - Apparel Summit of the Americas 2018Grants$ 3,218UrbanBeavertonWashington
Total6$ 37,908


BioSpeech Inc.Business Plan for Prosody Assessment ToolboxGrants$ 138,796UrbanPortlandMultnomah3518
Blade Runner LLCDevelopment of Renewable Energy DeviceGrants$ 149,266UrbanBendDeschutes5327
Chargeway LLCChargeway Oregon Pilot Project with PartnersGrants$ 75,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah4322
City of PendletonMobile Mission Control Vehicle ProjectGrants$ 301,122RuralPendletonUmatilla5829
Cogmetric LLCTRACK Development and MarketingGrants$ 47,816UrbanEugeneLane84
Continuous Solutions LLCHigh-Performance Motor ControllerGrants$ 148,855UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Curadite Inc.Curadite Medication Management PlatformGrants$ 97,605UrbanBeavertonWashington3417
CytoImage Dx LLCCytoImage Scale-up and Business DevelopmentGrants$ 100,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Diatomix Inc.Streamlining and Diversification of ManufacturingGrants$ 99,958UrbanBeavertonWashington2714
eWind Solutions Inc.Cmmrcl Activities for Tethered Wind Energy DeviceGrants$ 99,915UrbanBeavertonWashington2714
Gadusol Laboratories IncGadusol Testing and DevelopmentGrants$ 58,825UrbanCorvallisBenton168
Health Technology CollaborativeInventor Space Feasibility StudyGrants$ 147,620UrbanBeavertonWashington3417
Kerr AvionicsTesting Prototype and Market DevelopmentGrants$ 100,000UrbanWest LinnClackamas3719
Liquid Wire IncLiquid Wire Inc. Soft Solder TestingGrants$ 97,060UrbanBeavertonWashington2714
Neuralexo IncNovel Stroke Treatment Compounds to Clinical TrialGrants$ 112,523UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
OmnEcoil Instruments Inc.OmnEcoil Instruments PrototypingGrants$ 100,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Onboard Dynamics Inc.Mobile Natural Gas CompressorsGrants$ 100,000UrbanBendDeschutes5327
Oregon Institute of TechnologyOMIC R & D ScappooseGrants$ 500,000RuralScappooseColumbia3116
Rogue Approach IncorporatedHybrid Propulsion for Aerial VehiclesGrants$ 98,568UrbanBendDeschutes5327
RUTE Foundation Systems IncRUTE Foundation Systems Lattice Gantry CraneGrants$ 100,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah4322
Sedia Biosciences CorporationPouch Integrity Test SystemGrants$ 146,630UrbanPortlandMultnomah4422
Stark Street Materials CompanyStark Street Materials Corporation PrototypingGrants$ 88,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Stratus Digital Systems Inc.Stratus Digital Systems Bridge FundingGrants$ 100,000UrbanEugeneLane137
Suturegard Medical Inc.SUTUREGARD Medical Device DevelopmentGrants$ 95,600UrbanPortlandMultnomah3618
Uccellini LLCUccellini Proof of ConceptGrants$ 99,637UrbanBendDeschutes5427
Veana Therapeutics LLCPlan/Market Dev/ IP Prot. for Cancer Treatmnt PrdGrants$ 50,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3417
Total26$ 3,252,796

Oregon Business Development Fund

AXTS INC dba Radian WeaponsManufacturing FacilityLoan$ 1,000,000RuralRedmondDeschutes5327
The Joinery Holding CompanyBusiness ExpansionLoan$ 1,000,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah4221
Voila Inc.Business Expansion for Targeted Industry GrouLoan$ 58,400UrbanBendDeschutes5427
Total3$ 2,058,400

Other Business Innovation and Trade

Southfork Juniper Works LLCJuniper Business ExpansionGrants$ 35,000RuralDayvilleGrant6030
Total1$ 35,000

Other Infrastructure Finance

SOREDIFire Resiliency & S Oregon Visitor PerceptionsGrants$ 51,850UrbanMedfordJackson63
City of Falls CityEconomic Resiliency PlanningGrants$ 45,000RuralFalls CityPolk105
Crescent Sanitary DistrictCrescent SD Wastewater System ImprovementsGrants$ 3,000,000RuralCrescentKlamath5528
Greater Eastern Oregon Development CorporationUmatilla Basin Basalt Stabilization & Banking ProgGrants$ 50,000RuralPendletonUmatilla5829
South Central Oregon Economic Development DistrictLake County Fairgrounds Master PlanGrants$ 50,000RuralLakeviewLake5628
Mid-Columbia Economic Development DistrictColumbia Gorge Regional Economic Resilience ImplemGrants$ 50,000RuralThe DallesWasco5930
City of John DayComprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)Grants$ 50,000RuralJohn DayGrant6030
Mid-Columbia Economic Development DistrictHood River Co Energy Plan Implementation ProjectGrants$ 6,000RuralThe DallesWasco5930
Port of Cascade LocksInfrastructure and New Business DeveloGrants$ 500,000RuralCascade LocksHood River5226
Total9$ 3,802,850

Ports Programs

Port of Hood RiverLot #1 Industrial Demand AnalysisGrants$ 17,955RuralHood RiverHood River5226
Total1$ 17,955

Regional Solutions

City of ReedsportLevee Vulnerability Assessment & RepairGrants$ 103,125RuralReedsportDouglas95
City of JosephWest Industrial Area Utiltiy Extension ImprovementGrants$ 145,000RuralJosephWallowa5829
Lake CountyAirport Utility ReplacementGrants$ 150,000RuralLakeviewLake5628
City of NewbergCrestview Drive ImprovementsGrants$ 740,000RuralNewbergYamhill2513
City of Baker CityElkhorn View Industrial Power DevelopmentGrants$ 121,183RuralBaker CityBaker6030
City of PendletonUAS Test Range Hangar ProjectGrants$ 300,000RuralPendletonUmatilla5829
Total6$ 1,559,308

Safe Drinking Water Fund

City of Estacada500K Gallon North ReservoirLoan$ 465,000RuralEstacadaClackamas3920
City of Estacada500K Gallon North ReservoirForgivable Loan$ 85,000RuralEstacadaClackamas3920
City of YamhillWater Transmission Line ReplacementLoan$ 2,920,543RuralYamhillYamhill2412
City of YamhillWater Transmission Line ReplacementForgivable Loan$ 530,000RuralYamhillYamhill2412
City of North PlainsWater Master Plan Seismic StudyForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralNorth PlainsWashington3015
City of ScappooseSeismic Risk Assessment and Mitigation PlanForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralScappooseColumbia3116
City of Bay CityGIS for Managing Water System AssetsForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralBay CityTillamook3216
City of TurnerSeismic Risk Assessment and Mitigation PlanForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralTurnerMarion1910
City of YamhillSeismic Risk Assessment and Mitigation PlanForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralYamhillYamhill2412
Langlois Water DistrictLanglois Water Plant and Water Tank ReplacementForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralLangloisCurry11
Sleepy Hollow Phase I Water SystemWater System Feasibility StudyForgivable Loan$ 20,000UrbanSalemMarion2211
Manzanita Hills Homeowners AssociationFeasibility StudyForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralShady CoveJackson5528
Tooley Water DistrictAsset Planning and Leak Detection StudyForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralThe DallesWasco5930
Total13$ 4,180,543

Small Business Programs

T & G Trucking and Freight Company Inc.Business retention servicesGrants$ 15,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah4422
Total1$ 15,000

Special Public Works Fund

City of AstoriaOld Hwy 30 & Maritime Rd Ownership & Access RightsGrants$ 51,000RuralAstoriaClatsop3216
City of BrookingsSalmon Run Golf Course Event CenterLoan$ 65,000RuralBrookingsCurry11
City of King CityCity Hall RemodelLoan$ 1,244,791RuralKing CityWashington2613
City of OaklandRaw Water Intake RepairLoan$ 1,101,750RuralOaklandDouglas74
City of OaklandRaw Water Intake RepairGrants$ 367,250RuralOaklandDouglas74
City of RainierA Street PlazaLoan$ 300,000RuralRainierColumbia3116
GIS Planning Inc.Oregon ProspectorGrants$ 125,000N/AStatewideStatewide
Owyhee Irrigation DistrictMalheur Siphon Structural Improvement ProjectLoan$ 400,000RuralNyssaMalheur6030
Port of Brookings HarborDock & Piles Repair/ReplacementGrants$ 229,347RuralBrookingsCurry11
Port of Columbia CountyComposites MIP - E Production Building ProjectLoan$ 900,000RuralColumbia CityColumbia3116
Port of Columbia CountyComposites MIP - E Production Building ProjectGrants$ 100,000RuralColumbia CityColumbia3116
Port of SiuslawDamaged Sidebank Repair - RV Campground Prot FEMAGrants$ 53,160RuralFlorenceLane95
Powder Valley Water Control DistrictPowder Valley ConnectorLoan$ 134,000RuralNorth PowderUnion5829
Union CountyAirport Rappel Base BuildingLoan$ 4,000,000RuralLa GrandeUnion5829
Total14$ 9,071,298

Strategic Reserve Fund

Agility Robotics Inc.Agility Robotics BuildoutForgivable Loan$ 78,390UrbanAlbanyLinn158
Lukla IncProject NasaForgivable Loan$ 150,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3317
MULTIPLE - Small Manufacturing Business Expan ProgSmall Manufacturing Business Expansion ProgramForgivable Loan$ 50,000N/AStatewideStatewide
MULTIPLE - Small Manufacturing Business Expan ProgSmall Manufacturing Business Expansion ProgramForgivable Loan$ 15,000N/AStatewideStatewide
R/GA Media Group Inc.Project BlockchainForgivable Loan$ 450,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah3317
Restoration Fuel LLCBiomass Torrefaction FacilityForgivable Loan$ 200,000RuralJohn DayGrant6030
Total6$ 943,390

Water/Wastewater Fund

City of HuntingtonWastewater System ConstructionGrants$ 500,000RuralHuntingtonBaker6030
City of HuntingtonWastewater System ConstructionLoan$ 706,995RuralHuntingtonBaker6030
City of MonumentFinal Design: Water System Compliance ProjectLoan$ 23,500RuralMonumentGrant6030
City of MonumentFinal Design: Water System Compliance ProjectGrants$ 23,500RuralMonumentGrant6030
City of YachatsWater Master PlanGrants$ 20,000RuralYachatsLincoln95
Total5$ 1,273,995