COVID impacts recovery grants to eligible Washington businesses and nonprofits in the arts, heritage, and science sectors

In collaboration with ArtsWA, we are excited to announce the COVID Impacts Recovery Grant. This grant will provide one-time grants up to $5,000 to eligible Washington businesses and nonprofits in the arts, heritage, and science sectors to provide funding for recovery from pandemic economic impacts. Special consideration will be given to our state’s most vulnerable businesses, including: Businesses that have not received funding from certain Commerce and ArtsWA programs Businesses…

New round of Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants open for applicants

Extended Deadline – Phase One Applications are due by 5:00 PM December 05, 2023 Commerce will open a new round of Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants on October 05, 2023. Approximately $3.9 million in funding, from the 2021-2023 Biennium is available for entities to engage in strategic research and development of new and emerging clean energy technologies that will help achieve climate goals. If the demand exceeds available funds…

PRO Housing: Comment period on Commerce application to HUD

PRO Housing: Comment period on Commerce application to HUD

Commerce seeks public input on PRO Housing application. Ver información en español // 以中文查看内容 Public comment period through October 19, 2023 The Washington State Department of Commerce seeks public input on its grant application to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Commerce is applying to HUD’s PRO Housing grant program, requesting $10 million over a six-year period to support cities and counties in Washington state as…

Request for Application – Nonprofit and Religious Nonprofits Security Grant Program

The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating a Request for Application (RFA) process to fund $500,000 in fiscal year 2024 for the physical security of nonprofit and religious nonprofit institutions. Grant recipients must have reasons to believe they have been subject to security threats and demonstrate a need for enhanced security. Grant funding must be used and limited to purchasing security hardware and equipment to enhance the security of…

September 2023 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

Washington Community Charging Infrastructure Grant Program – The Washington Department of Commerce is launching the $65M electric vehicle community charging infrastructure grant program and will be accepting applications through December 1, 2023, for multi-family housing, publicly available charging, and fleet charging. Visit Washington State Electric Vehicle Charging Program website for program criteria and eligibility. The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the program opens September 6, 2023. Applications due December 1,…

Climate Planning Grant Funding Open Now

Climate Planning Grant Funding Open Now

Apply now for Climate Planning grants Commerce will make approximately $30 million available in climate planning grants for the 2023-2025 biennium to implement HB 1181 (2023). Each fully planning city and county is eligible for funding based on applicability (RCW 36.70A.040 (4)). Climate planning grants are available for the development of climate change and resiliency elements in local comprehensive planning. Funding is available under a formula with priority for the…

August 2023 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment

DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Program Wide Funding Opportunity – U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office open funding opportunity announcement for 15 different topic areas. State and local governments, tribes, higher education institutions, for-profit and nonprofit entities are eligible to apply. Concept papers due June 26, 2023; full applications due August 11, 2023. EPA Clean School Bus Program Grants – Grants for local or state government entities, tribal organizations, public…

PWB Now Accepting Broadband Loan Applications

The Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) has approximately $13.5 million available for broadband construction loans to acquire, install, or construct last and middle mile infrastructure in unserved areas of the state. Eligible applicants Local governments Tribes Nonprofit organizations Cooperative associations Multiparty entities Limited liability corporations (LLCs), incorporated businesses and partnerships Important dates Pre-applications are due by 11:59 p.m. PT, July 18, 2023. A 30-day objection period will follow, and…

Public Works Board Funding Applications Open Now

The Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) will accept funding applications for infrastructure construction projects now through 11:59 p.m. PT, July 7, 2023. Applications for pre-construction and emergency construction projects will be accepted until all allocated funds are exhausted. Cities, towns, counties, special purpose districts, and quasi-municipal organizations may apply. Eligible infrastructure systems include streets and roads, bridges, domestic water, stormwater, sanitary sewer, and solid waste, recycling and organics. Approximately…

Evergreen Manufacturing Growth Grants 2022 – Funding the development of regional cluster acceleration strategies and manufacturing growth

Notice: This program has now closed. You may review a list of grant awardees.  New application round will open in the 2023-2025 budget cycle. The Evergreen Manufacturing Growth Grants program is designed to increase the number of manufacturing and research and development jobs in Washington State. The $2 million in grants will be awarded to eligible manufacturing and research and development businesses as well as organizations defined as innovation clusters…