Request for Applications – Community Reinvestment Financial Coaching and Mentorship Grant Project

The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Applications to solicit proposals from those qualified and interested in grant funding for the Financial Coaching and Mentorship project to invest in communities disproportionately harmed by the historical design and enforcement of state and federal criminal laws and penalties for drug possession, including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, and Latino individuals and families. The Financial Coaching and Mentorship…

$5 million available for the preservation of affordable multifamily housing

Funding is available for projects not in the housing trust fund portfolio and is at risk of losing affordability due to expiration of use restrictions The Washington State Department of Commerce is committed to building communities by preserving affordable multifamily housing in our state.  Commerce is making $5 million in state funds to projects at risk of losing affordability as part of its ongoing mission. These projects provide critical housing…

October 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, 2023. The…

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,…

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…