Economic Recovery Initiative

Supporting Coos, Curry, & Douglas Counties

CCD’s Economic Recovery Initiative is a 24-month project that will focus on the regional economic recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Project goals are to bring resources to the region during these challenging times and create a long-term resiliency plan to strengthen the region when facing future disasters. The Economic Recovery Initiative is made possible by an EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance Planning Grant.


Microenterprise Education Program

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can now take approved business courses for free up to $2,500 per person. To be eligible, one must be low to moderate income and live in Coos, Curry, or Douglas County.

For more information, contact Bryan Sykes by phone at (541) 672-6728 ext. 301 or by email to

COVID-19/Wild Fire Resources

Commercial Rent Relief

The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board on January 8, 2021, allocated $100 million to fund a new Commercial Rent Relief Program to provide financial assistance to small businesses and landlords adversely affected by economic conditions as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is now accepting applications.

Tide Gates Program

The Tide Gates program provides funding for planning projects preparing for the development and construction of tide gate infrastructure as well as shovel-ready construction projects.

COVID-19/Wild Fire Resources


Do you own a business or want to start a business? Do you want to take free business courses? CCD will pay up to $2,500 per low to moderate income individual.

The Reser Family Foundation

The Small Community Initiative (SCI) in support of rural Oregon communities outside of metropolitan areas is now accepting applications.

Restaurant Success Toolbox Webinar Series

FREE – Smart Social Media Strategies in a Difficult World

COVID-19/Wild Fire Resources


No-cost confidential one-on-one guidance funded through the CARES Act.


Free PPE is available for businesses located in Douglas County. Contact Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce and/or Umpqua Economic Development Partnership


The SBA will be offering grants up to $10 million.

Webinar on March 30

11:30 a.m. PST

Applications will be accepted starting April 8.

COVID-19/Wildfire Resources

Coos/Curry County Emergency Small Business & Microenterprise Grant Program

Applications for this grant program are now being reviewed. Successful applicants will be notified in February.

Douglas County Emergency Small Business & Microenterprise Grant Program

Applications for this grant program are now being reviewed. Successful applicants will be notified in February.

Quest Diagnostic PCR At-Home Testing

New SOWIB testing portal provides additional testing pathway for local employers/organizations.

COVID-19/Wild Fire Resources


Check out the Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act.

SBA Disaster Loan Program

Learn about how the SBA Disaster Loan Program relates to COVID-19.

CCD COVID-19 Loan Program

This program is to provide immediate assistance to enable businesses time to apply for additional assistance through other programs like the SBA Disaster Loan Program.

COVID-19/Wildfire Resources

Landlord Compensation Fund

The Oregon Legislature allocated $150 million for the Landlord Compensation Fund to support landlords. The program is expected to launch in early February.

Oregon’s Eviction Moratorium

If you can’t afford your rent, contact your local community action agency or call 2-1-1 for assistance.

Douglas County

United Community Action Network (UCAN)


Coos and Curry Counties

Oregon Coast Community Action (ORCCA)

541-435-7080 x370

COVID-19 Vaccine Tool

Use this tool to determine whether your profession or circumstances qualify you for being vaccinated against COVID-19 now.

COVID-19/Wildfire Resources

South Coast Oregon Connects

A one-stop-shop for resources and what’s happening on the South Coast.

Get Vaccinated Oregon

This tool tells you if you are currently eligible to receive a vaccine, signs you up to receive important eligibility updates, and helps you create an account and find a vaccine provider when it’s your time.

Employment Department

Unemployment Insurance and Other Resources

COVID-19/Wildfire Resources

Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team

COVID-19 information and resources for Douglas County

Coos Health & Wellness

COVID-19 information and resources for Coos County.

Curry County Public Health

COVID-19 information and resources for Curry County

COVID-19/Wildfire Resources


Grow with Google OnAir is offering free virtual workshops, event and 1:1 coaching sessions. Whether you own a small business or you’re searching for your net job, Grow with Google experts and partners are teaching digital skills to help you grow.

Oregon Tax Relief

The Oregon Department of Revenue has announced several Oregon tax relief options due to pandemic and wildfires.


Google has many free resources to help your business through COVID-19.

Janelle Polcyn

Economic Recovery Specialist

Economic Recovery Team

In addition to hiring two new staff members to work on the Economic Recovery Initiative, CCD has contracted with South Coast Development Council, Inc. (SCDCinc)

Shaun Gibbs and Emily Bradley will assist CCD with the coastal areas of the Coos, Curry, and Douglas County region.

Contact Us

CCD Address – Roseburg Office

PO Box 1938

2270 NW Aviation Dr., Suite 4

Roseburg, OR 97470

CCD Phone – Roseburg Office

(541) 672-6728

SCDCinc Address

2110 Newmark Ave.

Coos Bay, OR 97420

SCDCinc Phone

(541) 991-8386