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SCOEDD - In the News

More county money available to help businesses impacted by COVID-19

Klamath County has more than $600,000 in additional funding to address COVID-19 impacts on local businesses, and it’s eager to distribute it.

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Wed May 19 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Klamath County has received additional funding to support Oregon businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Klamath County has received an additional $602,773.34 in funding to support Oregon businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19.

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Tue May 18 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Lake County receives $600K from EPA

Lake County will benefit from another round of funding recently awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields grant program.

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Mon May 17 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD receives grant to build Klamath Basin Food Network

Program aims to grow Klamath’s agricultural economy through expanded market access for local farmers, ranchers and producers to consumers, restaurateurs and grocers in the Klamath Basin and beyond.

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Sat May 15 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Current, future Brownfields projects addressed

As the current Brownfields grant winds down, a final public meeting was held with Keith Ziobron, senior principal and branch manager for environmental consulting firm Cardno, at the Lake County Courthouse.

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Tue Apr 13 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New grant can help pay for $25,000 in home repairs

The Klamath Lake Regional Housing Center, a nonprofit under the South Central Oregon Economic Development District, is looking for homeowners in need of major home repairs.

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Mon Mar 29 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New grant can help pay for $25,000 in home repairs

The Klamath Lake Regional Housing Center, a nonprofit under the South Central Oregon Economic Development District, is looking for homeowners in need of major home repairs.

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Mon Mar 29 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD'S Spotlight | #1

Welcome to SCOEDD'S first Newsletter! The South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) is focused on creating a thriving economy, rooted in our local renewable resources, the resourcefulness of our people, and our willingness to work together for the mutual benefit of both Klamath and Lake Counties.

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Tue Mar 23 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

38 Lake County businesses received combined $547,500

Thirty-eight businesses throughout Lake County recently received a combined $547,500 in funding through the COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program administered by the South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD).

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Sun Feb 21 2021 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Local lavender farm could boost Basin agritourism

K-Falls Essentials, run by Cliff and Diana Warrick, produces homemade lavender products. This summer, they hope to open their small lavender farm to the public.

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Tue Jan 26 2021 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

$1.8M EPA grant will provide woodstove alternatives and improve air quality in Klamath Falls, Oregon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1,839,947 million Targeted Airshed Grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Klamath County Public Health and local partners to support ongoing efforts to improve air quality and protect community health in Klamath Falls.

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Wed Dec 09 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Grant applications open for Klamath businesses impacted by freeze

Applications are open for another round of state business relief funding, with Klamath County in charge of more than $1 million to award to businesses impacted by the two-week freeze to slow COVID.

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Sat Dec 05 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD Launches business assistance grant program

The South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) announced today that it has opened the application for the Klamath County COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program. Klamath County has received $1,098,616 in funding from the State of Oregon to support the program.

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Fri Dec 04 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Grants for businesses impacted by the Governor's "freeze" expanded

The Klamath County Commissioners previously announced help for businesses impacted by the Governor’s “freeze” Executive Order restrictions. The County has received just over one million dollars from the State to distribute. The Board of Commissioners has asked South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) to distribute the funds via a grant program, prioritizing “freeze” impacted businesses.

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Mon Nov 30 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Hart Mountain Store owner receives loan, reports best year

Thanks to a $165,000 loan from Southern Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD), Hart Mountain Store owner David Heath is able to refinance another loan he received on the business and use the remaining funds for some upgrades.

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Mon Nov 23 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

EPA air quality grant awarded to Klamath County

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $1,839,947 million grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Klamath County Public Health and local partners to support ongoing efforts to improve air quality and protect community health in Klamath Falls.

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Mon Oct 12 2020 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Grants for small businesses available throughout Oregon

Millions in grant funding is available for small businesses facing lost revenue in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Oregon awarded the final round of its Emergency Business Assistance Grant funding to intermediary organizations across Oregon to in turn provide grants directly to eligible small businesses. The fund was created by Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon legislature, funded with both federal CAREs Act funds and state funds.

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Sun Oct 11 2020 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD Has grant money available for small businesses effected by COVID-19

The South Central Oregon Economic Development District in collaboration with Business Oregon, Klamath County, Lake County, and the City of Klamath Falls have grant money available to businesses that have been forced to close or have experienced a 50% decline in sales due to COVID-19.

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Tue Aug 18 2020 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD preps new round of wood stove change-outs

In an effort to continue improving air quality in Klamath Falls, Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) has received a grant from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to change out uncertified wood stoves, uncertified fireplace inserts, and open fireplaces with non-wood burning appliances within the Air Quality Zone, according to a news release.

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Fri Feb 21 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Assistance for wood stove change out now available

In an effort to continue improving the air quality in Klamath Falls, Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) has received a grant from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to change out uncertified wood stoves, uncertified fireplace inserts, and open fireplaces with non-wood burning appliances within the Air Quality Zone.

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Fri Feb 21 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)