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,…

Eviction Rent Assistance Grantee Support Consultant

The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating in an initiative to strengthen the contracting relationships between Commerce Eviction Rent Assistance program lead grantees and service organizations run by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) with the primary mission of serving BIPOC communities. PROPOSAL DUE: November 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM PST ESTIMATED TIME PERIOD FOR…

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)

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.…

Behavioral Health-Focused Systems of Care Grant

The Washington State Department of Commerce is making up to $459,800 available to implement the Behavioral Health Systems of Care Grant, focusing on youth and young adults exiting behavioral health settings. The Behavioral Health Systems of Care Grant program supports interventions that prevent young adults from exiting inpatient behavioral health systems into homelessness. Behavioral Health Systems of Care grant program seeks to identify young adults (18-24) at risk of homelessness…

Request for Proposals – Wraparound Services

In 2022, Substitute House Bill 1571, section 3, line 9 passed to establish a pilot project to provide wraparound services to indigenous persons who are survivors of trafficking. Two projects will be funded. One in Eastern Washington and one in Western Washington. Please see attached. Reply by 9/30/2022 OCVA Wraparound Services RFP (PDF) Appendix A – Insurance Information (PDF) Appendix B – Example Contract Templates (PDF) Attachment A – Bidder…

Request for Qualifications and Quotations – Go Global E-commerce Technical Assistance

COMMERCE is initiating this RFQQ to secure a statewide roster of qualified web/e-commerce design firms to provide e-commerce related services to small business owners awarded through the Go Global Grant Program. The successful firms who respond to this RFQQ will be placed on a service provider roster of Contractors to be selected by the awarded small business owners to provide consulting, design and technical support required to develop and integrate…

Matching grants available for federal broadband infrastructure financing opportunities

Important funding updates from the Washington State Broadband Office Matching Grant application changes There is approximately $ 25 million set-aside for Matching Grant applications. This is an “open cycle” on a first come, first serve basis, until funds are exhausted. There is a maximum $5 million dollar million or 25 percent of the federal grant amount sought, whichever is less. Eligible projects: eligible entities applying for federal broadband infrastructure funding.…

Commerce now accepting applications for Electrification of Transportation Systems grants

Commerce now accepting applications for Electrification of Transportation Systems grants

$10.6 million available to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Washington state OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for a new grant through the Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) program. Potential applicants must be part of Washington state local government, a retail electric utility serving Washington state, or any organization partnering with qualified entities. All modes of transportation qualify, and Commerce is prioritizing…

Ongoing – CERB Planning Program

Ongoing – CERB Planning Program

CERB provides limited grant funding for studies to evaluate high-priority economic development projects, and rural broadband projects. When considering planning grants, the Board gives priority to projects that could result in a type of project eligible for CERB construction funds.