The Corvallis-Benton Economic Development Office, in partnership with Central Willamette Credit Union, has opened a second round for applications to distribute the approximately $70,000 remaining in grant funds to Benton County’s small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To qualify, at a minimum, businesses must be for-profit, headquartered and operational in Oregon for at least one year and be located within Benton County. Other eligibility restrictions apply.

The Central Willamette Credit Union website has additional information and application materials. Grants will be $10,000.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Sept. 13.

A complete list of eligibility requirements, more information about the grant program and how funds will be geographically dispersed in Benton County, are available online.