June 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities

US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities; and/or for engineering integration performed in the US related to…

Request for Proposals | Community Healer Grant

Request for Proposals – Community Reinvestment Project (CRP) Community Healer Grant CRP’s Community Healer Grant supports healing services and activities that are by-and-for communities disproportionally harmed by the war on drugs in Washington. This grant can fund programs that offer intergenerational healing, burnout prevention, traditional healing practices, and much more. Total funding for this grant is $5.7 million, and organizations can apply for up to $500,000 depending on their annual…

PWB Meeting Date – June 7, 2024

The Public Works Board’s June Meeting is June 7, 2024 from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. This meeting will be held online via Zoom, and in person at the Washington State Department of Commerce headquarters in Olympia (1011 Plum Street, Olympia, WA 98501). Zoom Link 06-07-2024 Agenda Packet (PDF)

Request for Qualifications | Blended Capital Enhancement Grants | Community Reinvestment Project

The Washington State Department of Commerce has a new way to help people and businesses through the Community Reinvestment Project (CRP). It’s called the Blended Capital Enhancement grant, and it aims to support by-and-for lending agencies, businesses, and organizations reduce wealth disparities within Black, Latine, and tribal communities through asset building. This program will help fund programs that: Make it easier for people to buy a home. Provide grants and…

Accepting applications for the Equitable Access to Credit Grant

The Equitable Access to Credit Program, authorized by HB 1015 (RCW 82.04.449) (PDF), provides a tax preference mechanism that generates funds for grants to qualified lending institutions. These grants, funded through contributions in exchange for B&O tax credits, are dedicated to providing access to credit for historically underserved communities. A minimum of 65% of the value of all grants awarded in any calendar year must be allocated for native Community…

May 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities

May 30, 2024 Clean Transportation, Electrification of Transportation Systems, EV Council, Upcoming Opportunities US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities;…

Request for Applications – Youth Coach Training Grants

This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks to provide funding for training youth sports coaches, parents, and volunteers in important areas like social emotional learning and trauma sensitive practices. The funding can also help remove financial barriers for youth by covering costs like registration fees and equipment expenses. What organizations and programs can apply for: Small Team or Program (12 to 20 youth) can apply for up to $25,000 Medium Team…

Washington’s “Internet for All” initial proposal greenlighted by Biden-Harris Administration

Washington’s “Internet for All” initial proposal greenlighted by Biden-Harris Administration

OLYMPIA, WA –  Washington state’s initial proposal for the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program is one of three approved today by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The BEAD program is a cornerstone of the Biden-Harris Administration’s  “Internet for All” initiative. This approval will enable the state to request access to over $1.2 billion allocated to begin implementation of its BEAD program —…

Public Works Board approves $21 million in broadband construction, pre-construction, and emergency grants and loans

Public Works Board approves $21 million in broadband construction, pre-construction, and emergency grants and loans

Awards will fund 10 projects in eight counties, and connect nearly 6,000 unserved broadband locations OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) recently approved $21 million in critical infrastructure projects in 10 communities for broadband construction, pre-construction, and emergency funding. Taking action at its May 3, 2024 business meeting, the PWB approved $20 million to expand broadband access in unserved communities, $550,000 for two pre-construction projects, and two emergency…

April 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities

April 19, 2024 Clean Transportation, Electrification of Transportation Systems, EV Council, Upcoming Opportunities US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, 2) build new facilities; reequip, modernize, or expand existing facilities;…