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Economic Development

Rosewood Small Business Enhancement Grant 

About the small business enhancement grant :

This program provides grants of up to $25,000 to small businesses within The Rosewood Initiative’s NPI district (pictured here). These grants must be used for onsite renovations or construction projects at your business. We are especially interested in projects that improve the overall appearance of the neighborhood. The projects must be permanent, such as new lighting, signage, fencing, murals or painting, landscaping, etc.

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Grant overview:

Watch the overview video we made to learn more about our grant!

If you have concerns about meeting the match requirement, please let us know and we will work with you to figure out how to meet this need. If you need assistance with completing the application, we are happy provide assistance.

 

Please contact Tsering Sherpa at tsering@rosewoodinitiative.org with questions.

Grant Application

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Documents

We have provided an application to download for those who prefer a written application. We have provided an overview of the grant, landlord approval document, and a checklist to ensure you turn in all required documents. 

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Documentos

Hemos proporcionado una aplicación para descargar para aquellos que prefieren una aplicación escrita. Hemos proporcionado una visión general de la subvención, el documento de aprobación del propietario y una lista de verificación para asegurar que usted entregue todos los documentos requeridos.

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Legal Services Day

In 2017, The Rosewood Initiative, Metropolitan Public Defenders (MPD) office, and Multnomah County began hosting Legal Services Day. Our community center turned into a courthouse for a full day every other month, and we were able to see about 150 people each time. People have been able to exchange community service hours and get their fines and fees cleared in Multnomah County. This has been one of the most asked programs and we have seen the everlasting impact it has in the lives of the community for the past 4 years.

We are happy to announce that Legal Services Day will be working a bit differently going forward. Instead of larger less frequent Legal Services Day events, MPD has changed Legal Services Day. so that it is now rolling admission.  That means community members can sign up at any point to enter into the pool.  They will be selecting 60 people randomly from that pool at the end of every month.  Those 60 people will be screened and, if eligible, will be invited to continue along the process of getting their fines waived. Those not selected will have to sign up again the next month to re-enter the pool.  Sign-ups are through the MPD website.

WorkSource Gresham/ Mt. Hood Community College

Job search services & college advising. Email Sandra Siordia to make an appointment at sandra.siordia@mhcc.edu
 

 

Livelihood NW

Small business advising and technical assistance
 

Sponsored by Prosper Portland

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