State grants are part of Inslee plan to add capacity and serve a wide variety of needs locally, including intensive behavioral health facilities, dementia care, and other specialized needs. OLYMPIA, WA –Today the Washington State Department of Commerce awarded 22 projects a total of $33.8 million in grants to support 395 new beds and outpatient services that will assist people with a wide variety of behavioral health needs and offer
Commerce spearheaded a unique collaboration among public, private and philanthropic organizations to help keep small businesses open, protect and create jobs, while also looking ahead to strengthen key sectors in the future. The projects recently received a $15 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development
Washington Maritime Blue and the Port of Seattle have partnered again to launch the next cohort of the Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator, an intensive four-month program providing access to a global network of mentors and advisors alongside Washington’s maritime industry and ocean economy leaders.
More than $10.8 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) will go to 21 rural cities and counties for 2020. The 27 projects awarded funding were selected from 37 grant applications requesting $18.5 million.
OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington Statewide Reentry Council unanimously reappointed Christopher Poulos to serve a second three-year term as executive director. The decision by council members came after a successful first term of notable activities and accomplishments. “I am incredibly honored that the council had the faith in my work and our progress to reappoint me for a second three-year term,” said Poulos. “Successful reentry and community reintegration occur when internal
The Hanford Healthy Energy Workers Board has begun work to assess unmet health care needs among workers at the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Site and to examine existing research on how to prevent chemical exposure.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a ninth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $1.35 million grant, part of the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), is the largest awarded from a total $19 million to 48 states.
Departments of Commerce and Agriculture partner with Impact Washington to create Shellfish Seed Bank, offering up to $5,000 to shellfish growers severely impacted by COVID-19.
Commerce partners with 20 community-based organizations statewide to provide technical assistance and other resources to underserved small businesses affected by COVID-19.
Commerce joins forces with School’s Out Washington to fund nonprofits straining to provide after school and summer programs, mentoring and social-emotional supports.