The City of Astoria is preparing an application for two 2020 Community Development Block Grants from Business Oregon. Project number one will be an Emergency Small Business and Microenterprise Assistance Grant, serving Clatsop County, for COVID-19 Community Response for $150,000. The maximum grant a City or County can receive for a project of this type is $150,000. It is estimated that the project will benefit 60 to 100 business owners and their employees, of whom 100% will be low- or moderate-income.
Project number two is a Public Services Grant for Clatsop County, for COVID-19 Community Response for $50,000. The maximum grant that a City or County can receive is $50,000 for a project of this type. It is estimated that the proposed projects will benefit at least 5000 persons, of whom 41.53% will be low or moderate income.
NP CDBG July 6 2020 published
Spanish NP CDBG July 6 2020 published