Strengthening Communities and Growing Washington's Economy
Building for the Arts Fund
Our Building for the Arts fund awards grants to performing arts, museum and cultural organizations. Up to 20 percent of eligible costs for purchase, construction and renovation can be awarded. Application period now open, closes June 29.
Pre-Construction and Emergency Loans
Pre-construction loans include design engineering, bid-document preparation, environmental studies and more. Emergency loans are for activities that repair, replace or reconstruct a facility to restore services. Deadline July 11.
Independent researchers looked at 41 metrics in every state and DC; Washington’s dense aerospace “supercluster” is unmatched Seattle — Washington state is the best, most competitive, location in the U.S. for aerospace design and manufacturing, according to a comprehensive, independent report released today by Gov. Jay Inslee and members of the Choose Washington New Middle-of-the-Market Airplane (NMA) Council. Fairfax, Virginia-based Teal Group, led by Vice President of Analysis Richard Aboulafia and
Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) offers workshops for local governments, tribes on funding for broadband projects in underserved communities OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) announced five workshop dates in June for rural communities interested in funding for infrastructure to bring broadband services to underserved areas around the state. The board approved policies to implement the new Rural Broadband Program at their May
OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee today announced winners of the 2018 Smart Communities Awards. Now in its 13th year, the program recognizes achievements by local leaders who promote smart growth planning and projects that contribute to thriving communities, a prosperous economy, and sustainable infrastructure in Washington State. This year’s honorees include the first tribal project nominated for an award. “Outstanding local collaboration is key to creating sustainable communities with a