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Economic Development Small Grant Program

Notice: the Yamhill County Small Grant Program and Strategic Investment Fund have been suspended for 2018. Please check back for program updates. 

The purpose of this fund is to support ongoing operations or projects of local businesses, organizations, government entities and educational institutions that seek to create an economic benefit within Yamhill County. The kind of economic benefit should pertain to economic development, job creation and/or business expansion. 

Program Details:

Businesses, organizations, government entities and educational institutions within Yamhill County are eligible to apply.

Applicants must demonstrate how their activities will spur economic development, job creation and business expansion within Yamhill County. 

  • Application period January 1st – March 1st of each year
  • Applicants must complete an application and submit it to the Board of Commissioners' office
  • Applications considered during April Commissioners Budget Meetings
  • Funding is limited to $10,000 per applicant, or less
  • Grants funds are dispersed in November of each year 

If you have any questions please contact: Ken Huffer; [email protected]. or 503-434-7501

Applications may be submitted to: 

Board of Commissioners’ Office, Attn: Ken Huffer, 535 NE 5th Street, McMinnville, OR 97128


Emailed to Ken Huffer, County Administrator: [email protected]



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