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City Now Accepting COVID-19 Relief Fund Applications from Non-Profits


City Now Accepting COVID-19 Relief Fund Applications from Non-Profits

Roseburg OR – The City of Roseburg is now accepting applications from local non-profits to receive Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF). Grant funds are limited, and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, with the first review on October 26, 2020. Non-profit agencies are encouraged to apply by visiting or contacting the City at or 541-492-6866.

Funding for these grants is made possible via the State of Oregon’s allocation of federal CARES Act funding. City Manager Nikki Messenger discusses the grant funds and what this means for the community. “The City appreciates the work that non-profits have done during this pandemic to provide assistance to City residents and businesses and hopes to support and augment those efforts,” states Messenger. “The City encourages local non-profits that have been impacted by COVID-19, to consider applying for a grant. We have a short timeline and hope to distribute these funds to a variety of organizations.”

To qualify for a grant, eligible applicants must be a non-profit that provides services related to the COVID-19 pandemic to residents or businesses within the City. Grant funds may be used for the following purposes:

  • Mortgage and/or rent assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Food assistance
  • Assistance to the unhoused population
  • Facilitation of distance learning
  • Provision of other social services that have been impacted by COVID-19

To apply, download a copy of the application HERE or go to the City’s website, Applications can also be requested via email at or by phone at 541-492-6866. Completed applications can be emailed or dropped off in-person at City Hall. Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 26, 2020. For more information about the grant application process, please contact the City Administration Office at 541-492-6866 or

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