Foster Area

Please find grant opportunities, resources for businesses, and other relevant information below. This list is non-exhaustive. If you feel an organization or resource should be added, please email

Grants, financial resources, support, and opportunities
Small Business Repair Grants – Prosper Portland grants to help business owners who’ve had damage to window or doors from break-ins and/or vandalism

Prosperity Investment Program (PIP) – Prosper Portland grants for tenant improvements and other physical building improvements

Community Livability Grant – Prosper Portland grant for fostering vibrant and healthy neighborhoods. Because Foster road is part of the Lents Urban Renewal Area, our district qualifies for these grants.

Adopt One Block – Free cleaning materials for businesses. Materials are delivered and include trash grabbers, gloves, bags, and materials for removing graffiti

Healthy Businesses Permit – PBOT’s program for expanding business into sidewalks, parking lanes, or streets (via street closure)

PDX Reporter – City of Portland’s online system to report nuisance issues, such as: graffiti, illegally dumped trash, abandoned autos, campsites, and more.

Organizations to support small business

CLIMB Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Phone: 971-722-5080

Hispanic Metrpolitan Chamber
PO Box 1837
Portland, OR 97207
Phone: 503-222-0280

Multnomah County Library
7905 SE Holgate Blvd,
Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 988-5389
Read Our Post: What Can the Multnomah Library Do for Business?

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
309 SW Sixth Ave., Suite 212
Portland, Oregon 97204
Phone: 503-222-2270

Oregon Secretary of State
Oregon Secretary of State
136 State Capitol
Salem, OR 97310-0722

Portland SCORE
620 SW Main Street Suite 313
Portland, OR 97205
(Gus Solomon Courthouse)
Corner of Broadway and Main
Phone: 503-326-5211

Prosper Portland
220 NW Second Ave, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: 503-823-3200

Small Business Legal Clinic
310 SW Fourth Ave, Suite 1018
Portland, Oregon 97204
Phone: 503-768-6940

Venture Portland
1125 SE Madison St, Suite 112
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: 503.477.9648