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Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB)

The Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) was formed in 1982 to respond to local economic development in Washington communities. CERB provides funding to local governments and federally-recognized tribes for public infrastructure which supports private business growth and expansion. Eligible projects include domestic and industrial water, storm water, wastewater, public buildings, telecommunications, and port facilities.

CERB has invested $163 million in communities across the state. These projects encouraged private and local investments adding up to about $34 for every $1 from CERB. They created over 35,000 permanent jobs and generated $385 million in other public funds and $5.6 billion in private investment.

New Online Application

Please contact staff when you are ready to apply for CERB funding, to get a link to the application. To help with the application process, and learn more about our different funding programs, please review the information on our Applicant/Client Resources page.

What's New?

Janea Delk, CERB’s Program Director and Tribal Liaison, spoke at the House Capital Budget Committee Work Session on CERB on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. View video here.

Janea Delk represented CERB at the Infrastructure and Public Depository Task Force on October 31, 2017. View video here.

Janea Delk’s presentation to IACC on October 25, 2017 can be viewed online here.

Janea Delk spoke at the Association of Washington Business’s Rural Jobs Summit on October 24, 2017, representing CERB and IACC. View video here.

CERB November 2017 Newsletter

OLYMPIA, WA, November 16, 2016 – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) approved $973,185 in public infrastructure development funding targeting business growth and job creation in Wenatchee, Chelan County.

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Helping You Grow

Since 1982, CERB has helped communities in every corner of the state grow by making strategic investments to spur job creation. Check out our map to see the number of projects and CERB dollars invested by county.

Application Help

Need Help?

Janea Delk (Eddy)
CERB Program Director & Tribal Liaison
Phone: 360-725-3151

Addie Craig
CERB Outreach Specialist
Phone: 360-725-3169

Barbara Smith
Board Liaison
Phone: 360-725-2744

2015-17: A Biennium in Review

2015-17: A Biennium in Review

Looking Forward: CERB Project Pipeline