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Saturday, March 28, 2020


We are facing an unprecedented economic challenge as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.  Fortunately for our local business community, there are an increasing number of resources available for guidance and support, and hopefully, in the near future, to assist with recovery efforts.

NW Oregon's Business Hubs for information and assistance are:

Clatsop County:  Clatsop Community College Small Business Development Center

Tillamook County:  Tillamook Bay Community College Small Business Development Center

Columbia and Western Washington CountiesPortland Community College Small Business Development Center 

Col-Pac has a Disaster Loan Fund for qualified NW Oregon businesses unable to get financing from other local or federal resources.  Our financing can be used in conjunction with other loans and grants.  For more information contact:  Mary McArthur at:

Business Oregon also has funding resources.  Contact Melanie Olson at:

Federal Relief Funding for BusinessesExecutive Summary of CARES Act (March 27, 2020) pdf Document  Contact one of the above local Business Resource Hubs

Small Business Development Center Resources