COVID-19: Many City facilities and all playgrounds are closed. View our City Facilities and Parks Status Map to see what's open.
Get the latest coronavirus updates on our COVID-19 webpage. Para actualizaciones en español, visite nuestra página de Noticias.
PPE Grants Open: Apply for the Hillsboro Protective Equipment Grant for small businesses. Solicite una subvención para pequeñas empresas.

Business Resources

This webpage will be updated as more information is available.

Have a question about the coronavirus (COVID-19)?  Visit our Questions and Answers webpage or email the City of Hillsboro and we'll respond as soon as possible.

Hillsboro Protective Equipment Grant

The City of Hillsboro and its partners value our small business community and is committed to providing some support to help small businesses to safely reopen and continue operations during the COVID-19 crisis. The City has procured protective equipment specifically to help small businesses more safely resume customer interactions and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualified businesses are eligible to receive protective equipment such as cloth face coverings, procedural (disposable) face masks and gloves. Businesses can apply multiple times if they are located within Hillsboro city limits and have an active business license from the City.

Contact Information

Hotline:  503-681-6100

Mandatory Criteria
Application Processing and Timing
Product Descriptions


Hillsboro Small Business Emergency Relief Program

The City of Hillsboro values our small businesses and wants to help as many entities as we can during this unprecedented crisis.

Small Business Emergency Grants

The City held two rounds of applications for the Small Business Emergency Grants program. The first round took place on Monday, March 23 and the second round of applications were accepted on Tuesday, April 7. 

A total of 408 businesses in the City of Hillsboro impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received assistance through the program. Recipients received emergency funding of up to $3,000, or up to $1,500 for single employee businesses or sole proprietors.

Measuring Economic Impact

Financial Assistance Resources for Small Businesses

Below are some available resources for small businesses providing financial assistance in the event of local, regional, or statewide economic impacts due to identified disasters.

Loan Guarantees Available for Qualified Businesses

Small Business Administration (SBA)
Business Oregon

Direct Loans

From Public Agencies, Economic Development Districts, Nonprofits, and Community Development Financial Institutions Funds (CDFI).

Business Oregon
Community Development Financial Institutions
Other Micro Lenders

Workplace Safety & Social Distancing Best Practices

Open businesses seeking guidance on ways to continue operations safely can use the following resources.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Ogletree Deakins
Food Northwest
OSU Small Farms Program

Workforce Assistance

Businesses seeking help navigating and managing impacts to their workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic can use the following resources.

Oregon Employment Department
Worksystems, Inc.

Resources for Workers

Workers in need of assistance can use the following to understand their options as current or former employees.

Oregon Employment Department
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Worksystems, Inc.

Businesses Seeking to Donate or Volunteer

Businesses with capacity to offer equipment, products, or volunteer time can use the following.

Oregon Emergency Management

Other Lists of Business Resources

Regional and State partners have compiled their own lists of information. Use the following to explore more resources available to businesses and workers.

Business Oregon
Oregon Economic Development Association
Oregon Manufacturing Extension Program

Utility Providers

Hillsboro utility providers are suspending automatic service shutoffs in the event of nonpayment.

City of Hillsboro Utility Billing
Portland General Electric
NW Natural

Resources for Nonprofits

Oregon has adopted temporary changes to Child Care Rules in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Oregon Community Recovery Grant
Community Development Block Grant
Small Business Technical Assistance Grants

Have a question about the coronavirus (COVID-19)?  Visit our Questions and Answers webpage or email the City of Hillsboro and we'll respond as soon as possible.