Commerce distributing state CARES Act funding to community agencies that will operate assistance program to pay past due rent and prevent future evictions.
State launches access and speed test survey to document service gaps, prioritize expansion needs and investments
Emergency grants to businesses with up to 10 employees save over 5,500 jobs across the state; second round of funds available soon OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced the final group of grants from the first round of the Governor’s Working Washington Small Business emergency grant program to 100 very small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Businesses with up to 10 employees in 13 counties across the
Public health staff, medical facilities, telehealth, business and job support, and social supports such as food, housing to benefit from new state CARES Act funding.
State board awards funding to support community and economic development and rural broadband infrastructure in Cowlitz, Douglas, Grays Harbor, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish and Walla Walla counties. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) today approved $2,005,000 in low-interest loans and $1,170,000 in grants for economic development, public infrastructure development and economic feasibility studies targeting business growth, job creation and broadband development in eight rural communities across
State Public Works Board accepting grant and loan applications for broadband infrastructure construction projects OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Public Works Board is accepting applications for broadband infrastructure construction grants and loans July 13 through Sept. 9. Approximately $9.1 million is available for low-interest loans and $8.6 million for grants. Cities, towns, counties, public port districts, special purpose districts, quasi-municipal corporations, tribes, nonprofit organizations, cooperative associations, limited liability corporations
Commerce accepting comments on proposed rules and targets until July 23 OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce hosts the final of 15 workshops this Thursday, July 9 related to rulemaking for the state’s Clean Commercial Building Standard. The Clean Buildings bill (HB 1257, 2019), signed into law in May 2019, aims to lower costs and pollution from fossil fuel consumption in the state’s existing buildings, especially large
$120,000 grant enables bulk purchasing plan to supply child care centers statewide with face coverings, cleaning supplies and more OLYMPIA, WA — As cleaning products and other staples for fighting the COVID-19 infection disappeared from store shelves in mid-March, Child Care Aware of Washington (CCAWA) recognized a pending supply crisis for child care providers. The non-profit took action, reaching out to suppliers to address immediate needs for items such as
Ten grants totaling $1.4 million will provide additional long-term housing and behavioral health intervention services to young people across the state OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Office of Homeless Youth (OHY) at the Department of Commerce announced $1.4 million in grants to 10 organizations throughout the state for housing and services supporting the office’s goal to make sure that no young person spends a single night without a safe
Washington’s Office of Crime Victims Advocacy announces final grant awards from federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding for crisis services, advocacy and outreach in 20 tribal communities OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) program announced a final tranche of $691,810 in grants to five Washington state federally recognized tribes for the Tribal Victims of Crime Services Initiative beginning