Community Marketing Grant

Cottage Grove Sentinel has established a $100,000 grant fund to assist local businesses with marketing during this challenging situation. As a family owned business, we are committed to supporting our local partners and helping them reach customers and relaunch their business.


We will provide up to $100,000 of matching advertising dollars. Grant funds can be used toward print or digital advertising: Cottage Grove Sentinel (4,000+ readers per issue, 4,673 avg.** daily users online)

Grant Funds can also be used toward our business services that include: Web design, social media posts, social media management, custom content creation, SEO/SEM services, Facebook/Instagram ads. If you have a need reach out to us we will find a solution for you even if we cannot fulfill.

Open to locally owned and operated businesses** impacted by the coronavirus. Applications must be submitted via our online form below.

Grants are available for a minimum of $100 of matching funds each month.

Grants will be awarded in April, May and June. The matching grant must be used by of end of June 2020.


Fill out the form below with information about you and how additional advertising can help your business. Once you submit, will be in touch within 1-2 business days. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to the Cottage Grove Sentinel General Manager Gary Manly [email protected]

**Current advertisers cannot apply funds to their current advertising program/commitment but can use the funds for additional opportunities. Advertising agencies, pre-print inserts are excluded from this grant*.

**Average daily usage for April 1-7, 2020.