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Business Grant Program Press Release

It is with great enthusiasm that the Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund (SCWRF) announces our Business Grant Program is now open to receive applications. The SCWRF Advisory Committee created this grant program for small businesses owned and operated within the Santiam Canyon that were impacted by the 2020 Beachie Creek Fire. The Business Grant Program will assist fire-impacted Santiam Canyon small businesses with reopening and continuing business operations.


Santiam Canyon Fire survivors continue recovery almost two years later

MARION COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) – It’s been almost two years since fires ripped through Santiam Canyon. First breaking out in August 2020, fires burned hundreds of thousands of acres for months before they were contained in December 2020. Hundred of families are still needing help recovering.

'Feeling good about moving forward': Wildfire relief donations give families hope in Santiam Canyon

The Knights of Columbus and Santiam Hospital’s Integration Team created wildfire relief stores where everything comes free to wildfire victims.

'This is a moment to rise': Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund surpasses $2M in donations

The Santiam Hospital Service Integration Team says it has helped more than 700 families thanks to the donations.

Tiny home given to Gates family who lost home in wildfire

The custom-built tiny home will be complete in about six to seven weeks. It will be fully furnished and delivered to the Smith family’s property in Gates.