Fun for All Ages: Celebrate Salem Civic Center’s 50th Anniversary August 18
Concerns of Emerald Ash Borer Growing in Oregon
The emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive and invasive insect known for killing ash trees in North America has recently been discovered in western Oregon.
07/28/2022 1:30 PM
City Council Meeting August 8, 2022
Click here for more information and the City Council Agenda for August 8, 2022
08/08/2022 5:28 PM
10:00 AMClimate Action Plan Committee
Funding Available for Salem Businesses Impacted by COVID-19: Since June 2020, the City has offered four COVID-19 business grants. Thus far, we have committed about $550,000 to 160 businesses and non-profits. These grants have helped businesses pay rent, payroll, inventory, and related expenses, as well as purchase temporary outdoor tents and heaters to expand customer seating through the winter months. No grant programs are currently available. To receive emails about COVID assistance, email Salemgrants@cityofsalem.net or call 503-540-2435.
Other ResourcesA list of business resources is available at:
- Salem Area Chamber of Commerce,
- Oregon Small Business Development Center, and
- SEDCOR's coronavirus web page
Manufacturers can connect with the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership's (OMEP) Business Continuity Planning Team for support.
Child Care providers can visit the Department of Education's Early Learning Division for the latest updates on Emergency Child Care facilities.
Employer Related Questions and other business resources is offered by Business Oregon.
Unemployment Related Questions: State of Oregon's Department of Employment page.
Health Related Questions: Oregon Health Authority.
Reopen Mainstreet has compiled a variety of resources on its website, including potential reopening strategies, ideas, hints and tips for businesses, business districts, and organizations as they enter the COVID-19 recovery phase.
The Internal Revenue Service has developed a support resource for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations and others – including health plans – affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
State of Oregon Coronavirus information: Get the latest Coronavirus information from the Oregon Governor's Office.
Personal protective equipment (PPE): Access a regional PPE directory
The National Restaurant Association has developed COVID-19 guidance that includes the latest OSHA recommendations to protect employees and reflects best practices as restaurants open.