Resources for Businesses

The best place to start is the Mid Columbia Economic Development Department Page of Resources for Both Washington & Oregon This page is updated regularly and is the main site for all new info on business & individual recovery, messaging examples for customers, technical assistance by county, unemployment, and many other resources.

Other resources include:

Tokstad Consulting. are donating their expertise to help advise Gorge small businesses through their options

US Chamber Small Business Guide for funding options

Restaurant Employee Relief fund

Webinars by Hood River Chamber

MCEDD Resiliency Guide

COVID-19 National Business Emergency Operations Center Link

Business Oregon COVID-19 Financial Resources for Businesses

Travel Oregon COVID-19 Tool Kit

Perkins Coie Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses

Tonkon Torp Guidance on Business Interruption Insurance

State of Oregon COVID-19 Employer/Employee Info

Business Oregon Coronavirus Info Page

SBA Emergency Funds

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s  Coronavirus Small Business Guide for employers

Federal and state tax returns have been extended for most individuals and businesses and are now due by July 15.

Note: Most of the tools and applications have moved online – people are strongly encouraged to reach out to these organizations by phone or computer.
If you do not have access to a computer, the Worksource Oregon office in The Dalles (700 Union, Suite 105) has some available during opening hours. Please practice strict cleaning habits.