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Financial help for small businesses available through city

Small business owners who have not qualified for or received any assistance from the federal government in response to the coronavirus pandemic may be eligible for a grant from the city of Sweet Home.

The city has partnered with the state of Oregon to provide an Emergency Business Assistance Grant to small businesses and non-profits in Sweet Home that have not received federal CARES Act money. Grants start at $2,500 and will be awarded to businesses based on their number of employees and fixed expenses. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

“This program is a great...