YES! One More Grant Cycle for Businesses! OPENS 12/04/20!

YES! One More Grant Cycle for Businesses! OPENS 12/04/20!

Over $3.6 million in grant funds are now available for eligible businesses impacted by COVID19 in Jackson and Josephine Counties. Applications for this new “Southern Oregon CARES Business Grant” (“SOCARES”) fund may be accessed through SOREDI, which has contracted as grant administrator for both counties.

These new grant funds are available in all 36 Oregon counties through a $55 million allocation made by the State of Oregon. These funds are intended to be equally accessible to all businesses Application preference will given to those who were mandated to be closed due to Executive Order 20-65.

This application is only available online….

SOCARES Business Grant applications and FAQs may be accessed here:

$2.4M has been allocated to Jackson County. Applications will open for Jackson County at 12 pm PST on Friday, December 4.

ONLY complete applications, with all required documentation, will be considered. Applications will be accepted until funding is exhausted or 12 pm PST on Tuesday, December 29, whichever comes first. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Due to the amount of potential grant awards and short timeframe to apply, SOREDI staff will NOT be able to accept questions by phone. Those needing assistance may schedule a 15-minute appointment with SOREDI via the website. This is a new program with new requirements different from the previous matching grant programs. Businesses who applied for other funding or were placed on a wait list for funding will need to reapply and resubmit documentation.

Press Release – SOCARES Jackson_Josephine_2020.12.02