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2017 CDBG General Purpose Grants Applications

2017 Community Development Block Grant General Purpose Grant application materials will be available on March 15, 2017. The application deadline is June 1, 2017. More information

Ongoing (2016) | Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Imminent Threat Grants

Grants assist eligible Washington State communities in meeting unique, emergency needs that pose a serious, immediate threat to public health and safety. More Information Questions? Contact Kaaren Roe, program manager at, or 360-725-3018

Ongoing | Small Business Credit Initiative

Craft3 Fund, Capital Access Fund, WFund. More Information

Ongoing | Export Voucher Program

Assistance available includes export vouchers up to $5,000. More Information

Open Bid and Contract Opportunities

Due 4/7/2017 | Rapid Results for Reentry

Rapidly boost results in Washington related to supporting individuals reentering the community after incarceration. More Information Questions? Contact Cary Retlin, executive director of the Statewide Reentry Council at, or 360-725-2836. Commerce has posted an RFP on behalf of the Statewide Reentry Council. The Rapid Results for Reentry grants will fund short-term projects that help increase the effectiveness services related to reentering the community after incarceration. Examples of services could include:

  • Expand access to education or training
  • Expand access to employment or financial self-sufficiency
  • Expand access to housing
  • Expand access to legal remedies including those related to employment, housing, or financial obligations.
  • Provide other services relevant to improving outcomes for those who have experienced incarceration.
  • These contracts and services must conclude by June 30, 2017. For that reason, Commerce assumes that these grants will be used to expand existing capacity or funding short-term services that can be provided and evidenced rapidly. Applications are due by Friday April 7. Download the request for proposals RFP NO. 17-36500210-100.

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