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Portland Celebrates Small – National Small Business Week May 5-11

98% of Portland’s 19,200 neighborhood businesses have 5 or fewer employees but provide more than 270,000 jobs. These small businesses create and keep more local … Keep Reading ››

Venture Portland Awards $29,000 to Neighborhood Business Districts for Spring and Summer Activities

This week, Venture Portland awarded $29,000 to fund 9 Spring/Summer Grant Projects in Portland’s neighborhood business districts citywide. Projects range from family-friendly events to shopping … Keep Reading ››

Venture Portland Grant Applications Now Available! Deadline – 3/1 at Noon

Venture Portland’s Spring/Summer 2019 grant applications are now available! Economic Development Grants: $5,000-$10,000 (maximum award)Benchmark Grants: $3,000-$4,000 (maximum award)Catalytic Grant: District Staffing Kickstarter: $2,000 (maximum … Keep Reading ››

4 Days. 9 Holiday Events. 1 Festive Weekend! Neighborhood Business Districts are Merry and Bright

Great deals, bright lights and holiday fun await in neighborhood business districts city wide this weekend. Kick off the festivities on Thursday, 12/6 with some … Keep Reading ››

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