Request for Proposals – Green Roof and Rooftop Agrivoltaic Potential Assessment for Washington

The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating in a project to explore the potential for “green roofs” in select Washington urban areas. This work will focus on new non-residential buildings over 10,000 square feet. Proposals Due: Monday, October 17, 2022 at 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Olympia, WA RFP NO. 01-52230 Green Roofs 9-15-22…

Assessment of Washington’s Byrne-JAG funded Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Program

The Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce) is soliciting applications from consultants to lead a project to allow the agency, policymakers and other partners to better understand the work of the multi-jurisdictional task force (MJTF) program funded by Washington’s federal Byrne-JAG grant program. Commerce is initiating this RFQQ to identify a Contractor to conduct an analysis of the historic and current structure, efforts, outcomes, and funding of the MJTFs, and…

Grant funding to support project-ready industrial sites across Washington

The Industrial Site Readiness grant is designed to enhancing large scale site development by providing funding for various site readiness services, which will boost the state’s portfolio of project-ready sites and attract new investment. Industrial Site Readiness Grant Program Guidelines (PDF) Industrial Site Readiness Grant Online Application General Information and eligibility requirements The Industrial Site Readiness program offers $2.5 million in grant funding and is open to public entities statewide,…

Tech Assistance Conversion Mobile Home Communities

The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating in a project to provide technical assistance to manufactured home community resident organizations who wish to convert the park in which they reside to resident ownership. – Please see attached. Reply Date: 14 October 2022 Download the RFP (PDF) Download the RFP QA (PDF)

Request for Proposals – Grant Demographic and Geographic Report

The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating in a project to perform the following study and furnish a report. This effort is to help the department report back to the State Legislature on how the department will collect demographic and geographic information from organizations who receive direct or indirect grants from the department.…

WSBO Call for Comments

The Washington State Broadband Office (WSBO) is preparing for the second and final round of funding under monies made available by the American Recovery Plan Act. While the second round will not be released until sometime in November of 2022, with this notice, WSBO is soliciting comments on important issues that will inform WSBO in crafting scoring requirements for the Fall Notice of Funding Opportunity (NoFO) as well as certain…

Public Meeting on Clean Fuels Forecast

In accordance with Chapter 70A.535 RCW Transportation Fuel—Clean Fuels Program.   Washington’s Clean Fuel Standard will cut statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 4.3 million metric tons a year by 2038 and stimulate economic development in low carbon fuel production. These goals are accomplished by requiring fuel suppliers to reduce the carbon intensity of transportation fuels to 20% below 2017 levels by 2038. Fuel suppliers can achieve these reductions through methods…

2021 Awardee – Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Housing Solutions Study

2021 Awardee – Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Housing Solutions Study

Smart Housing Strategies Award: For creative plans, policies, programs and/or actions The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Housing Solutions Study determined housing requirements for tribal elders, families, transitional households, and a casino and resort workforce. The study exceeded planning principles for public participation and provided four strategic actions to be taken by the Tribe in the creation of a tribal housing plan which was created using grant funding awarded by the Administration…

2021 Awardee – City of Lacey Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Unit Plans

2021 Awardee – City of Lacey Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Unit Plans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEJV5mq82Y4 Smart Housing Strategies Award: For creative plans, policies, programs and/or actions Small homes and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are part of the future for Lacey, which has experienced a population explosion in the last 10 years. The city, which is the largest in Thurston County, is taking a strategic approach to building ADUs by providing pre-approved plans. The addition of ADUs on existing properties alongside older-style homes throughout neighborhoods…

2021 Awardee – City of Olympia Transportation Master Plan

2021 Awardee – City of Olympia Transportation Master Plan

Smart Climate Change Strategies Award: For plans, policies, programs and/or actions addressing community climate impacts. People have discovered Olympia, in a big way. Washington’s capital city is growing quickly, with about 1,000 new residents moving in every year. They come for work, life and to play outside, leaning into the city’s values and quirky culture. The shifts in where people work since the pandemic also means that small cities like…