Stakeholder roundtable and broadband construction application workshop scheduled OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Public Works Board is hosting two broadband infrastructure webinars in June: Stakeholder Roundtable, June 17, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. This online meeting provides an update on development of the Public Works Board broadband program. The Zoom webinar will engage stakeholders and partners in an open discussion about completed work, where the program is headed, and current stakeholder efforts
The Department of Commerce is soliciting applications from qualified owners/operators of permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects for funding of operating and maintenance costs, as well as reimbursement for the cost of supportive services offered to clients in PSH units. Qualified applicants own or operate multifamily housing projects funded by the Washington State Housing Trust Fund, or other public capital funding sources. The Notice of Funding Availability and application can be
OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $3,950,000 in low-interest loans and $1,150,000 in grants for economic development, public infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies targeting business growth and job creation. Franklin County – $50,000 grant to the Port of Pasco for the Reimann Industrial Center Master Plan. This study encompasses development of a master plan to include scope of work, budget, development schedule,
Restaurants, wineries, bakeries, childcare, health care, auto repair, clothing, fitness, manufacturing, salon businesses among first to receive state emergency assistance grants.
Grants provide more local, community-based care options for children, youth and adults discharging from state hospitals.
Matching grants bolster professional education and training programs aimed at filling the need for workers with specific skills in construction, medical and aerospace industries OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced three grants to help increase Washington’s skilled workforce and provide job opportunities in construction, aerospace, chemical dependency and medical assistant careers. The state funds are matched two-to-one by the organizations that will develop, promote and
Commerce, in partnership with the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, announced an additional $4.089 million in grants to nine early learning providers across Washington
Commerce begins distributing federal CARES Act funds to strengthen community emergency responses OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce announced local governments will soon receive their portion of nearly $300 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds awarded to the state to address COVID-19-related costs. The funds are flexible, allowing cities and counties to use their allocation for everything from public health
Public-private partnerships seek to bridge the “digital divide” by providing free broadband access to all Washingtonians through community drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Broadband Office estimates over 300 new drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots are coming online statewide through an initiative to bring free public broadband internet access to all residents. Partners in the state’s drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots project include: Washington State University; Washington State Library, part of