Gilliam County Small Business Grant Program

The Gilliam County Small Business Grant Program is administered by the Condon Chamber of Commerce.

The Small Business Grant Program was established to assist small businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations with businesses expenses reasonable with owning and operating a viable and sustainable business. These funds are designated to help our businesses to stay open and make the necessary adjustments to State mandated requirements. This program can also be used to help a new business to open.

Eligibility Criteria:
Eligible applicants must operate a business within Gilliam County, demonstrate the need for assistance, and be one of the following:

Registered, For-Profit Business, Including Home-Based Businesses
Sole-Proprietor
Non-Profit Organization
Fraternal Organization


Ineligible Applicants include:
Businesses that are delinquent on federal, state, or local taxes that were due on or before the date of application.
Businesses that do not comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Allowable grant fund uses include and must be tied to creating revenue:
Building Improvements/Expansion
Projects that will provide opportunity for increased revenue or help businesses stay in compliance
Outdoor seating/weather proofing
Heating equipment
Supplies related to personal protective equipment
Sanitation & cleaning materials
Signage
Contactless payment systems (Square-Card Readers)
Interior renovations
Interior renovations that increase seating capacity or safety to meet compliances
Business technology (software/programs/website)
Technology enhancements that allow or improve client access to product or services. Supports virtual transactions and e-commerce
Equipment necessary for professional services provided by business
Equipment will have direct impact on increased revenue
Professional Development
Educational Trainings (Cost of training and other associated expenses)  
Costs associated with starting up a new business

Maximum amount requested may not exceed $5,000.00. 


Application Deadline
Applications can be obtained from and submitted to the Condon Chamber of Commerce electronically and will be accepted from January 20th-January 25th. Applications received will then be considered for funding. 

Click here to apply - Guidelines/Application 


Contact Information:

Condon Chamber of Commerce
105 S. Main Street Box 315
Condon, OR 97823
541-384-7777
condonchamber@condonchamber.org