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 second quarter of fiscal year 2021. 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
71% in rural


ARTS Oregon Arts Programs

BRF Brownfields

CDBG Community Development Block Grant

COVID Assistance to Businesses, Communities, Hospitals

EDLF Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund

EPP Export Promotion Program

GRS Governor's Regional Solutions

INNO Innovation

PPMF Port Planning & Marketing Fund

SDW Safe Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund

SRGP Seismic Rehabilitation Grant

ORFOregon Royalty Fund

SPWF Special Public Works Fund

WW Water/Wastewater

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

Brownfields Programs

Rogue Valley Council of GovernmentsTalent Phoenix Brownfields Inventory and Land BankGrant$ 25,000RuralCentral PointJackson 42
Urban Renewal Agency of the City of SalemFormer Saffron Property Assessment and CleanupGrant$ 60,000UrbanSalemMarion 2111
City of HermistonGreen Property AssessmentGrant$ 5,400RuralHermistonUmatilla 5729
Linn CountyLebanon Mill Site Assessment ProjectGrant$ 50,000UrbanSweet HomeLinn 179
Maxville Heritage Interpretive CenterHistoric Maxville Townsite AssessmentGrant$ 54,500RuralEnterpriseWallowa 5829
Total$ 194,900

Community Development Block Grant

City of UmatillaPower City/Brownell Water Service Final DesignGrant$ 593,500RuralUmatillaUmatilla 5729
City of OntarioOntario Sewer Replacement ProjectGrant$ 2,500,000RuralOntarioMalheur 6030
City of UnionWater System Backup Power and System ControlsGrant$ 220,000RuralUnionUnion 5829
Total$ 3,463,500

Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund

Initiative Brewing LLCBrewpubLoan$ 75,000RuralRedmondDeschutes 5327
Big Loop PizzaStartup restaurantLoan$ 75,000RuralJordan ValleyMalheur 6030
Total$ 150,000

Export Promotion Program

David H. Sutherland & Co. Inc.AUSA 2020Grant$ 750UrbanBeavertonWashington 2714
SSI Shredding Systems Inc.Oregon Virtual Trade Mission to Latin AmericaGrant$ 885UrbanWilsonvilleClackamas 2613
Fluid Technology Solutions Inc.Expo Agua 2021Grant$ 450UrbanAlbanyLinn 158
SWR CorporationOregon Trade Mission to Latin America 2020Grant$ 412UrbanPortlandMultnomah 3618
Total$ 2,497

Governor's Regional Solutions

City of AstoriaAstoria Waterline ReplacementGrant$ 100,000RuralAstoria3216
Total$ 100,000


Emergent Health Care Solutions LLCFirst responder AI grant app supportGrant$ 5,000UrbanSpringfieldLane 126
Spine by Design LLCMachine Learning Analysis for Spinal SurgeryGrant$ 5,000UrbanCorvallisBenton 168
Gadusol Laboratories IncSynthetic Biology of Natural SunscreensGrant$ 4,883UrbanCorvallisBenton 168
Total$ 14,883

Oregon Arts

Oregon Nikkei EndowmentOregon Nikkei Legacy Center RenovationGrant$ 425,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah 3618
Total$ 425,000

COVID Assistance—Broadband/Community Development

City of FlorenceCTE Training-Environmental Services Aide Cert ProgGrant$ 36,000RuralFlorenceLane 95
Eastern Oregon Net IncEONI FTTPGrant$ 83,330RuralLa GrandeUnion 5829
Hawk Network IncWarner Valley Community NetworkGrant$ 13,856RuralClatskanieColumbia 3116
South Lane County School District 45J3South Lane Rural HotspotsGrant$ 66,700RuralCottage GroveLane 74
Tillamook CountyTillamook County CCEEGrant$ 349,800RuralTillamookTillamook 3216
Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian ReservationLast Mile Delivery SystemGrant$ 750,000RuralPendletonUmatilla 5829
Lincoln CountyWifi Access Points and Distance Learning ProjectsGrant$ 28,900RuralNewportLincoln 105
Canby School District 86COVID-19 Mobile Cellular Hotspot DeploymentGrant$ 8,979RuralCanbyClackamas 3920
City of SherwoodChapman Fiber ExensionGrant$ 346,856UrbanSherwoodWashington 2613
Blue Mountain Network LLCWheeler/Gilliam/Morrow CountiesGrant$ 152,685RuralHermistonUmatilla 5729
Central Cascades Fire & EMSCentral Cascade WISP Tower ProjectGrant$ 123,500RuralCrescent LakeKlamath 5528
Total$ 1,960,606

COVID Assitance—Businesses

City of RoseburgEmergency Small Business & Microenterprise AssistGrant$ 150,000RuralRoseburgDouglas 21
Lincoln CountyLincoln County Small Business SupportGrant$ 150,000RuralNewportLincoln 105
City of DallasDallas SBEGrant$ 150,000RuralDallasPolk 2312
Benton CountyBenton County SBEGrant$ 150,000UrbanCorvallisBenton 168
Coos CountyEmergency Small Business & Microenterprise Assist.Grant$ 150,000RuralCoquilleCoos 11
City of TalentSBMA Southern Oregon - Talent; Phoenix; Jackson COGrant$ 150,000RuralTalentJackson 53
Umatilla Electric Cooperative AssociationCOVID Small Business ResponseGrant$ 18,000RuralUmatillaUmatilla 5729
Oregon Chapter of the National Association of Minority ContractorsCOVID Small Business ResponseGrant$ 125,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4322
Hispanic Metropolitan ChamberCOVID Small Business ResponseGrant$ 290,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah 3618
Point West Credit UnionEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 2,035,222UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4322
Benton CountyEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 85,000UrbanCorvallisBenton 168
CCD Business Development CorporationEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 1,795,819RuralRoseburgDouglas 21
Community LendingWorksEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 2,226,437UrbanSpringfieldLane 126
Mid-Columbia Economic Development DistrictEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 859,929RuralThe DallesWasco 5930
Columbia-Pacific Economic Development DistrictRound 4 Emergency Business Assistance Gant FundForgivable Loan$ 2,245,964RuralColumbia CityColumbia 3116
Central Oregon Intergovernmental CouncilEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 1,579,463UrbanBendDeschutes 5427
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians EDCEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 579,328UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4623
South Central Oregon Economic Development DistrictEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 1,384,454RuralKlamath FallsKlamath 5628
Mid-Willamette Valley Council of GovernmentsEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 1,832,969UrbanSalemMarion 2111
CCD Business Development CorporationEmergency Business Assistance Grant Fund - JacksonForgivable Loan$ 935,723RuralRoseburgDouglas 21
Central Willamette Credit UnionEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 2,389,446UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4322
Northeast Oregon Economic Development DistrictRound 4 Emergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 537,863RuralEnterpriseWallowa 5829
Greater Eastern Oregon Development CorporationRound 4 Emergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 1,413,913RuralCanyon CityGrant 6030
Micro Enterprise Services of OregonEmergency Business Assistance Grand FundForgivable Loan$ 1,650,023UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4322
Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon and SW WashingtonCOVID Small Business ResponseGrant$ 50,000UrbanPortlandMultnomah 4523
City of HillsboroRound 3 Emergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 238,000UrbanHillsboroWashington 2915
City of HillsboroEmergency Business Assistance Grant FundForgivable Loan$ 112,000UrbanHillsboroWashington 2915
Total$ 23,284,553

COVID Assistance—Hospitals

St. Charles Health System Inc. - PrinevilleCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 2,000,100RuralPrinevilleCrook 5528
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Inc. - OntarioCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 1,320,000RuralOntarioMalheur 6030
Southern Coos Hospital & Health CenterCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 780,905RuralBandonCoos 11
St. Charles Health System Inc. - MadrasCOVID Financial Support - MadrasGrant$ 1,866,811RuralMadrasJefferson 5930
Asante Ashland Community HospitalCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 2,386,634RuralAshlandJackson 53
Blue Mountain Hospital DistrictCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 1,592,489RuralJohn DayGrant 6030
St. Charles Health System Inc. - RedmondCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 4,521,591RuralRedmondDeschutes 5327
Santiam Memorial HospitalCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 3,496,233RuralStaytonMarion 179
Samaritan Pacific Health Services Inc.COVID Financial SupportGrant$ 4,635,959RuralNewportLincoln 105
Mid-Columbia Medical CenterCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 591,034RuralThe DallesWasco 5930
Mid-Valley Healthcare IncCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 6,594,487UrbanCorvallisBenton 2312
Samaritan North Lincoln HospitalCOVID Financial SupportGrant$ 3,453,751RuralLincoln CityLincoln 105
Total$ 33,239,994

Port Planning & Marketing Fund

Columbia-Pacific Economic Development DistrictPort of Astoria R.A.R.E ParticipantGrant$ 12,000RuralColumbia CityColumbia 3116
Port of Tillamook BayTillamook Airport Business Park DevelopmentGrant$ 30,000RuralTillamookTillamook 105
Total$ 42,000

Safe Drinking Water Fund

Idleway Improvement District Inc.Feasibility StudyForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralPrinevilleCrook 5528
Manzanita Hills Homeowners AssociationManzanita HillS HOA Arsenic TreatmentLoan$ 34,360RuralShady CoveJackson 5528
Manzanita Hills Homeowners AssociationManzanita HillS HOA Arsenic TreatmentForgivable Loan$ 64,360RuralShady CoveJackson 5528
City of SumpterWater System ImprovementsForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralSumpterBaker 6030
Clarks Branch Water Association IncSource Inlet ProtectionGrant$ 23,330RuralMyrtle CreekDouglas 21
Skyline View District Improvement CompanySkyline VDIC Water Master PlanForgivable Loan$ 20,000RuralKlamath FallsKlamath 5628
Total$ 182,050

Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Program

City of Myrtle PointMyrtle Point Fire DepartmentGrant$ 800,815RuralMyrtle PointCoos 11
Sheridan Fire DistrictSheridan Fire StationGrant$ 2,092,758RuralSheridanYamhill 105
Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance DistrictStation 21Grant$ 1,478,205RuralSweet HomeLinn 179
Parkdale Rural Fire Protection DistrictParkdale StationGrant$ 1,438,991RuralParkdaleHood River 5226
Ashland School DistrictAshland High School Humanities BldgGrant$ 2,438,880RuralAshlandJackson 53
Central Point School District 6Hanby Middle School Building AGrant$ 2,488,920RuralCentral PointJackson 42
Central Point School District 6Crater High School GymnasiumGrant$ 2,452,715RuralCentral PointJackson 42
Marcola School District 79JMohawk High SchoolGrant$ 2,495,485RuralMarcolaLane 116
Cascade School District 5Cascade Junior High School Original BuildingGrant$ 2,139,400RuralTurnerMarion 2312
Lane Education Service DistrictWestmoreland Campus Phase 1Grant$ 2,378,365UrbanEugeneLane 137
Lebanon Community School District 009Lebanon High School Main and Auxillary GymGrant$ 2,474,249RuralLebanonLinn 179
Butte Falls School District 91Butte Falls Elementary SchoolGrant$ 2,497,645RuralButte FallsJackson 5528
Reynolds School District 7Reynolds High SchoolGrant$ 2,500,000UrbanFairviewMultnomah 4925
Total$ 27,676,428

Oregon Royalty Fund

Kaczmarek Digital Media Group Inc.Working Capital to grow business SalesLoan$ 100,000UrbanBeavertonWashington 3417
Total$ 100,000

Special Public Works Fund

City of PrinevilleWater System ImprovementsLoan$ 3,024,900RuralPrinevilleCrook 5528
City of UmatillaFeasbility Study for Hydraulically Connected WellsLoan$ 372,800RuralUmatillaUmatilla 5729
City of LowellDowntown Lowell Paving and Utility ImprovementsLoan$ 268,450RuralLowellLane 74
Port of Cascade LocksFlex Building No. 6-The Renewal WorkshopLoan$ 6,608,500RuralCascade LocksHood River 5226
Port of Tillamook BayDEQ NPDES Preliminary Design ReportGrant$ 60,000RuralTillamookTillamook 105
Total$ 10,334,650

Water/Wastewater Fund

Mapleton Water DistrictWater Treatment Facility UpgradesGrant$ 700,000RuralMapletonLane 95
Mapleton Water DistrictWater Treatment Facility UpgradesLoan$ 700,000RuralMapletonLane 95
Clatsop CountyWestport Sewer Facilities PlanGrant$ 20,000RuralAstoriaClatsop 3216
City of ValeWastewater Facilities PlanGrant$ 20,000RuralValeMalheur 6030
Total$ 1,440,000