Emergency Business Assistance Program

Emergency Business Assistance Program

Application period for Round 2 is now closed. Applications are now being processed and all applicants will be notified of their status shortly.

The City of Beaverton is committed to helping Beaverton small businesses thrive. The city understands that the COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding mandatory closure or change in service could jeopardize many of our small businesses.

Programa de Emergencia para la Asistencia de Empresas

Emergency Business Assistance Flyer

Grant Details

  • The City of Beaverton will fund up to 100% of eligible commercial rent expenses, up to $2,500 for selected applicants.
  • Grants are distributed on a reimbursement basis.
  • This second round of funding is for businesses that have not yet been funded by this program. If you submitted an application in the first round of funding and were not awarded, your application will be considered for this round of funding if you are now qualified. Please do not submit a second application.
  • Grants will be awarded to qualified applicants in a random lottery.

Program Criteria

  • Eligible businesses must verify that at least 50% of their operations are within one of the following categories:
    • Art galleries
    • Fitness studios, including dance studios, gyms, yoga studios
    • Esthetician practices
    • Licensed childcare facilities
    • Medical spas, facial spas, day spas, and non-medical massage therapy services
    • Restaurants, bars, food carts, food courts, brew pubs, wine bars, coffee shops or similar establishments that offer food and drink
    • Retail goods business operating in a storefront
    • Salons, including barber shops, hair salons, nail salons and tanning salons
    • Senior activity centers
    • Tattoo/piercing parlors
  • Business has 25 or fewer FTE (full time equivalent employees) at their Beaverton location
  • Business is located within the Beaverton city limits and has an active Beaverton business license prior to reimbursement. Confirm your address is in the city limits.
  • Business has a commercial lease (no home-based businesses or independent contractor subleases)
  • Business certifies they have experienced financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • National chains are excluded
  • Business may not have received Federal CARES Act stimulus funding (PPP, EIDL, etc) at the time of application.

To Apply:

The application period will open Monday, May 4 at 8 am and close on Wednesday, May 6 at 5 pm. Please have the following documentation ready when you submit your application:

  • Beaverton business license 
  • Digital copy of your commercial lease, which clearly outlines the amount of base rent you pay each month. Note: no triple net, CAM charges, property taxes or other maintenance fees will be reimbursed.
  • Optional: proof of April or May commercial rent payment (this may also be submitted at a later date)

Correspondence for this grant program will come from "Mailbox Eats". Please be watching your email after your submission.

Information for Funded Businesses from Round 1:

If your business was funded in Round 1 of this program, please ensure you have submitted your reimbursement request. The program does not currently have funding to offer a second month of this funding, but you will be contacted if additional funding becomes available.