Business Oregon Launches COVID Recovery Grant Program for Live Venue Operators, Producers and Presenters

Business Oregon is launching a Live Event Venue Operators and Live Event Producer/Presenters Grant Program will provide up to $35 million in grant assistance to qualifying applicants that have experienced financial hardships as an outcome of public health measures necessitated by the pandemic. This grant program is the second of three phases of grants Business Oregon is creating with new ARPA funds to help live event venues and live event supporting industries.Applications opened at 10 a.m. on April 25, at biz.oregon.govAll applications for funding must be received no later than 4:59 p.m. on May 16, 2022. Applicants should refer to the online Application Checklist ​for a detailed description of the elements needed to complete the application.