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.

Drive-In WiFi Hotspots Location Finder

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In response to the impacts of COVID-19, Drive-In WiFi Hotspots provide free temporary, emergency internet access for Washingtonians who do not have broadband service to their homes.

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Behavioral Health Facilities Grants

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Grant funds may be used for design, engineering, construction and equipment costs associated with establishing these facilities.

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Permanent Supportive Housing Operations/Maintenance/Services Funding

The Department of Commerce is soliciting applications from qualified owners/operators of permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects for funding of operating and maintenance costs, as well as reimbursement for the cost of supportive services offered to clients in PSH units. Qualified applicants own or operate multifamily housing projects funded by the Washington State Housing Trust Fund, or other public capital funding sources. The Notice of Funding Availability and application can be

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CERB invests $5.1 million in Franklin, Skagit, Thurston, Walla Walla Counties

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $3,950,000 in low-interest loans and $1,150,000 in grants for economic development, public infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies targeting business growth and job creation. Franklin County – $50,000 grant to the Port of Pasco for the Reimann Industrial Center Master Plan. This study encompasses development of a master plan to include scope of work, budget, development schedule,

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