COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Due to the pandemic, Commerce’s Olympia headquarters will remain shuttered through 2020. Team members are available to assist you via phone and email.

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, tribes, businesses and civic leaders throughout the state to strengthen communities so all residents may thrive and prosper.

Economic Recovery Dashboard

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This dashboard details regional, demographic and industry sector metrics that can help state and local leaders chart a path to an equitable statewide economic recovery.

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Technical assistance

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Culturally and linguistically relevant assistance for business owners and organizations affected by COVID-19.

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Community Grants

$2 million in COVID relief grants now open for nonprofits

Focus on organizations led by and serving communities of color seeks to address disproportionate pandemic impact OLYMPIA, WA – The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on nonprofit organizations, with many experiencing increased demand for services and programs while at the same time dealing with disruption of services and programs, cancellation of contracts, funding losses due to canceled fundraisers, reduced donations and other issues affecting staff and volunteer capacity.

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