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Linn County Small Business First-Time Employment Youth Wage Grant Program

Grants to Linn County, Oregon Small Businesses
to Subsidize the Salaries of Teen Workers

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Linn County, Oregon small businesses to subsidize the employment of teenagers who have not worked for them previously. Funding is intended to make it financially feasible for businesses to hire youth workers and give them work experience. Reimbursement of up to $2 per hour for up to three youths, ages 14 to 19, will be provided to eligible employers.

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GrantWatch ID#: 146102

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum reimbursement per employer is $3,000: $1,000 per new hire youth for up to 3 youths.

Term of Contract:

Reimbursement will be for youth hours worked from May 1 through September 28, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Small businesses (35 employees or less) in Linn County are eligible to apply.

Each youth has to be legal to work in the U.S., a Linn County resident and at least 14 years of age but not older than 19. Youth 14 through 17 must be hired with a Bureau of Labor and Industries permit.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be filed with the Linn County Board of Commissioners from May 1 through September 7, 2018.

All participating employers will have until November 9, 2018 to submit a request for reimbursement of payroll costs.

Payment will occur within 30 days of receipt of the request for reimbursement.

Contact Information:

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

Mail completed application to:

Linn County Board of Commissioners' Office
Linn County Courthouse
P.O. Box 100
Albany, Oregon 97321

Phone: 541-967-3825
Fax: 541-926-8228

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: Linn County