Strengthening Communities and Growing Washington’s Economy

Strengthening Communities and Growing Washington's Economy

The Department of Commerce is the one agency in state government that touches every aspect of community and economic development: planning, infrastructure, energy, public facilities, housing, public safety and crime victims, international trade, business services and more. We work with local governments, businesses and civic leaders throughout the state to strengthen communities so all residents may thrive and prosper.

Community Development Block Grants

Community Development Block Grant project

Applications will be accepted until June 1 for 2018 Community Development General Purpose Block Grants. Grants assist Washington’s small cities, towns, and counties in carrying out community and economic development projects

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Low-Income Energy Assistance

LIEAP Program

LIHEAP makes energy assistance available to citizens of Washington through a network of community action agencies and local municipalities.

Apply now for energy assistance…

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