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Contracting Opportunities

Human Trafficking Services and Outreach

This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks proposals from qualified organizations, Tribes and Tribal Organizations to provide person-centered support and assistance (services) to individuals who have experienced labor and/or sex trafficking and to increase the utilization and awareness of services for individuals at-risk through community specific outreach activities. Six (6) grants will be funded. The grant period will be three years, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026. Closing Date: Thursday,

Request for Proposal – Clean Transportation EV Charging Infrastructure (Community Charging)

The Clean Transportation program has issued an RFP for a consultant to assist in launching the Electric Vehicle Community Charging Infrastructure grant program. Washington is a top EV market, ranking second in the nation with electric vehicle adoption and universal access to charging infrastructure is crucial for accelerating the pace of consumer adoption. Through this RFP, Commerce seeks to create an equitable, community-engaged process that produces environmentally just outcomes for

Small Business Disaster Relief Grants

Commerce has $9.7 million available for grants to small businesses with annual gross receipts of $5 million or less that have sustained a reduction in business income or activity as the result of: Natural disaster such as flood, earthquake, or a comparable Human-caused disaster such as a major utility disruption resulting in property damage or prolonged outages Grant limit is $75,000 per business. Funds may be used to reimburse the

Request for Proposal: $50,000 Capacity building funding and program support for industry ecosystem development in rural and underserved communities

The Department of Commerce is soliciting proposals to participate in the Innovation Cluster Accelerator Program (ICAP): ICAP Launch – Cohort 1. The ICAP Launch pilot program is funded through an ARPA Statewide Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to support future innovation cluster development and also explore how this model can best support regional and rural economic development. Cohort 1 will support communities that may

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Evergreen Manufacturing Growth Grants – Funding the development of regional cluster acceleration strategies and manufacturing growth

The Department of Commerce is currently reviewing applications. Submissions received after midnight on March 17th, 2023 will not be considered. The Evergreen Manufacturing Growth Grants program is designed to increase the number of manufacturing and research and development jobs in Washington State. The $2 million in grants will be awarded to eligible manufacturing and research and development businesses as well as organizations defined as innovation clusters in the funding application.

Grant funding to support project-ready industrial sites across Washington

The Industrial Site Readiness grant is designed to enhancing large scale site development by providing funding for various site readiness services, which will boost the state’s portfolio of project-ready sites and attract new investment. Industrial Site Readiness Grant Program Guidelines (PDF) Addendum 1 Site Readiness Grant Program Guidelines (PDF) Industrial Site Readiness Grant Online Application General Information and eligibility requirements The Industrial Site Readiness program offers $2.5 million in grant

Matching grants available for federal broadband infrastructure financing opportunities

Important funding updates from the Washington State Broadband Office Matching Grant application changes There is approximately $ 25 million set-aside for Matching Grant applications. This is an “open cycle” on a first come, first serve basis, until funds are exhausted. There is a maximum $5 million dollar million or 25 percent of the federal grant amount sought, whichever is less. Eligible projects: eligible entities applying for federal broadband infrastructure funding.

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Sarah Champion
Phone: 360-764-3725

Commerce Funding Programs