N Wasco County PUD COVID-19 Business Assistance Program
If you would like to be considered for Round 3 of the NWCPUD COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program for the Northern Wasco County PUD, please fill out the survey below. Businesses who recieved assistance in 2020 and 2021 are eligible to reapply. Here are the details of the program.
The discount will be temporary in nature and will run for 3 consecutive months of operation between July 2021 and December 2021.
The discount percentage is based on business type:
1) 100% Facilities Charge and 50% of Energy Charge for store front businesses.
2) 100% Facilities Charge and 30% of Energy Charge for home based businesses.
3) Applied to 3 consecutive months' usage.
4) The discount is limited to $800 per business.
Small business eligibility criteria:
1) In business January 1, 2020 within Wasco County
2) Active NWPUD account
3) Between 1-20 employees. Employees can be the owners.
4) Impacted by COVID-19, with an emphasis on mandated closures or significant shifts in operations (ex. restaurants that could not operate a dining room).
5) Must be a business or non-profit entity registered in Oregon. For non-profits, must be recognized by the IRS and have no religious affiliation.
6) Agricultural producers are excluded.
Funds available are limited. Once they are expended, the program will be closed.
The information you share with the Wasco County Economic Development Commission through this survey will only be shared with the PUD to show eligibility for the grant program if your businesses is interested in participating, and may be aggregated to share community wide impacts.
Name of Business Owner
Work Phone Number
What is the Current Operating Status of your business
Open and operating as normal
Open with significantly modified operations
Temporarily Closed (voluntary closure)
Temporarily Closed (mandatory closure)
How many employees did you have prior the start of impacts from COVID-19 (February 29, 2020)?
0-Only business owner(s)
How many employees do you currently have?
0-Only business owner(s)
What is the impact to your revenue?
100% of revenues lost
What is your primary business activity/industry
Metals & Machinery
Hotel / Motel / Short term rentals
Administration & Professional Services
Arts & Entertainment
Personal Care- (nail salons, hair care, massage, etc)
What is your PUD Account number
Have you been in business since before January, 1 2020 in Wasco County?
What type of business account do you have with the PUD?
Residential- Home based Business- Business meter is tied to residential meter
Commercial- (this account falls under the general service or medium general service)
Is your business a farm or other agricultural enterprise?
What type of entity is your business? (ex sole proprietor, LLC, etc).
Please share your legal entity's name if it differs from the business name noted above.
For non-profit entities, please confirm the following statements by checking the boxes below.
My non-profit is recognized for tax-exempt status by the IRS.
My non-profit has no affiliation with a religious group.
By checking yes you are certifying that your responses are accurate and can be utilized to determine eligibility for NWPUD's Small Business COVID-19 Assistance Program.
Opt In: If you would like the Wasco County Economic Development Commission to share future grant opportunities you may be eligible for, please check yes. Note: We will use the email address provided above to communicate!
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