Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Economic Opportunity Grant Program - Small Business Grant

Grants to Albany, Oregon Small Businesses to Create
Jobs for Low- and Moderate-Income Residents

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

City of Albany Community Development Department

Deadline Date:

03/01/20 12:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $10,000 to Albany, Oregon small businesses (with no more than five employees) to create jobs for low- or moderate income residents. Applicants must meet with program staff prior to applying. The business must create at least one full-time job or equivalent equal to at least 40 hours a week.

The following expenses are eligible for the grant:

  • Overhead expenses such as certifications, licenses, advertising, incorporation, insurance, etc.
  • Rent and utilities
  • Training, technical assistance, business services (such as web site development, etc.), to increase the capacity of recipients to carryout micro-enterprise activities
  • Labor expenses (excluding owner), business inventory and supplies
  • Capital or equipment purchases necessary for the business operation, excluding vehicles

For information about grant requirements, see: https://www.cityofalbany.net/images/stories/cd/planning/cdbg/small-business/business_grant_brochure.pdf#page=2

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139236

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant Eligibility:
1. The applicant must be the business owner or entrepreneur.
2. The business must be physically located within Albany’s city limits.
3. The business must have five or fewer employees, including the owner.
4. The business must have been in business at least 6 months and have been established within the last 5 years.
5. The applicant must have had at least one pre-application advising session with the LBCC Small Business Development Center staff prior to submitting this application to evaluate the business plan and the application.

The types of businesses not eligible for this grant program include, but are not limited to: adult entertainment; gaming, liquor or tobacco stores; marijuana dispensaries and manufacturing; passive real estate investments; pyramid business structures; and any business or activity that does not comply with local, state or federal laws.

Funds cannot be used for the following:
- Vehicle purchases
- Construction, building or other improvements when Davis Bacon and Related Acts must be applied (prevailing wage requirements)
- Repayment of refinance of existing debt or to pay operating deficits tax arrearages, governmental fines or penalties or general government expenses
- Personal income or emergency situations
- Pre-start up research and development
- Speculative property purchases (real estate, stock, collectibles)
- Political or religious activities, lobbying or any activity prohibited in the CDBG regulations in 24 CFR 570

Pre-Application Information:

The next application deadline is March 1, 2020.

Applicants must schedule/attend a pre-application business advising session with one of LBCC’s Small Business Development Center advisors before applying.

Businesses must have a DUNS number (http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform) and be registered with SAM.gov.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to anne.catlin@cityofalbany.net

Hand-deliver or mail to:
Anne Catlin
Community Development Department
Albany City Hall
333 Broadalbin Street SW
P.O. Box 490 (if mailing)
Albany, OR 97321-0144
541-917-7560

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: City of Albany

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to Oregon Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Tribal Entities to Promote K-12 Environm...

Deadline 11/13/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Oregon nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, government agencies, and tribal entities for activities that promote K-12 environmental education. Funding may be used for capacity building projects, professional development and training, or

GrantWatch ID#: 131649

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552