Business and Non-Profit Help During COVID-19


Coronavirus resources for businesses and nonprofits in our community are available. Check the City's COVID-19 information center for all City service impacts.

Learn more about suspending your commercial utility account with the City of Salem. 


Funding Available for Salem Businesses Impacted by COVID-19: Check here to see if any current programs are available for Salem small businesses, sole proprietorships, and non-profits experiencing negative economic impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Learn more.

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and PBA Charities have created a new fund, the COVID Relief Fund, and will provide $500 to licensed beauty professionals who are unable to work due to COVID-19. 

Other Resources

Other sources of information include: 

A list of business resources is available at Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Oregon Small Business Development Center, and at SEDCOR's coronavirus web page Manufacturers can also connect with the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership's (OMEP) Business Continuity Planning Team to help support manufacturers.  Visit OMEP to access free webinars and contact their Team for support.

Child Care providers visit the Department of Education's Early Learning Division for the latest updates on Emergency Child Care facilities.

Employer Related Questions and other resources for business offered by Business Oregon.

Unemployment Related Questions:  State of Oregon's Department of Employment page.

Health Related Questions: Oregon Health Authority.

Reopen Mainstreet has compiled a variety of resources on its website, including potential reopening strategies, ideas, hints and tips for businesses, business districts and organizations as they enter the COVID-19 recovery phase.

The Internal Revenue Service has developed a resource with details and support for taxpayers, businesses, tax-exempt organizations and others – including health plans – affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). 

State of Oregon Coronavirus information: Get the latest Coronavirus information from the Oregon Governor's Office.

Personal protective equipment (PPE):  To access a regional PPE directory please click here.

The National Restaurant Association has developed COVID-19 guidance that includes the latest OSHA recommendations to protect employees and refelcts best practices as restaurants open.