COVID-19 Support for the Business Community
The City of Tigard is committed to supporting businesses and employees and recognizes the business impacts of the coronavirus measures being implemented. We have compiled resources from national, state, and regional organizations for your reference.
Tigard CARES Funding Depleted
(December 16, 2020)
The application window for Tigard CARES phase V is currently closed. There are more requests for grants than available funding. Applications submitted before December 16, 2020 are being reviewed for eligibility. We are working quickly to notify eligible firms of grant awards.
Applications submitted after December 15, 2020 will be added to a wait list for consideration if additional funds are available. More information is available here.
10 Steps to Starting a Small Business Guide
Looking to open a business in Tigard? The Economic Development division is here to help. The resources listed below will help get you started.
Looking to open a business in Tigard? Starting a new business can be overwhelming, but this guide will help you on your way to turning your dream business into a reality.
Small Business Support
The following organizations offer support with:
Adelante Mujeres - Habla Español
Helps entrepreneurs launch successful and sustainable small businesses through training, networking experience, technical assistance and access to capital.
Email | Web | 503-992-0078
Nonprofit CDFI that makes loans to growing and start-up businesses.
Email | Web | 888-231-2170
Hacienda CDC - Habla Español
Specializes in resources for food-based businesses, offering a 3-week food business bootcamp for start-ups, access to commercial kitchen space and sales opportunities.
Email | Web | 971-280-3825
Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber - Habla Español
Provide a variety of business assistance including start-up, expansion, business plan development, marketing, networking sessions, small business loans, guidance with contracts and procurement, and more.
Email | Web | 503-222-0280
Mercy Corps Northwest
Offers a variety of business classes, seminars, micro-enterprise loans, matched savings grants, and counseling services designed for bootstrapping entrepreneurs.
Email | Web | 503-896-5070
MESO - Habla Español
Services offered include business strategies and implementation, access to capital/financing capacity building, branding/websites, and marketing, among others.
Email | Web | 503-841-3351
Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs - Habla Español
Promotes and develops entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities through a variety of business support services.
Email | Web | 503-249-7744
PCC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Habla Español
Combines one-on-one business advising with training programs taught by business experts, giving small business clients at all stages of business development the resources they need to grow.
Email | Web | 971-722-5080
PBDG provides advocacy, access to upcoming job opportunities, education and training to ensure the success of COBID certified firms in the construction industry.
Email | Web
Tigard Chamber of Commerce
Tigard Chamber of Commerce is made up of over 300 member businesses. Members leverage each other’s reach and expand connections, share knowledge and provide support to help your business soar.