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Request for Proposals: Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention seeking consultant to improve access to materials to support implementation of the state’s risk protection laws

The Washington Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention (OFSVP) is seeking a consultant to lead a project to design a statewide web portal that links to accurate, updated, consistent, easy to use, and trauma-informed content related to Washington’s risk protection laws including civil protection orders and orders to surrender and prohibit weapons. The consultant will recommend to OFSVP design and content that can be easily accessed by petitioners and

Grant Opportunity – Youth Homelessness Prevention Steering Committee

The Washington State Department of Commerce is making up to $190,000 available to contract with a community-based organization(s) to support involvement with the work group of young people and families with lived experience of housing instability, child welfare involvement, justice system involvement, or inpatient behavioral health involvement. Applicants or applicant partner and/or sub grantee must serve and be substantially governed by marginalized populations. Funding available through this grant is solely

Barrier Elimination in Services and Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities from Ethnically and Culturally Diverse Communities

The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” on behalf of the Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC), is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from organizations interested in participating on a project to enhance participation and effectiveness of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD), their family members, and other community members in public policy advocacy. Reply By: December 9th, 2022 Download the RFP (PDF)

Electric Vehicle Council – Transportation Electrification Strategy Development

Commerce is soliciting proposals for a project to develop a statewide transportation electrification strategy on behalf of the Interagency Electric Vehicle Coordinating Council (EV Council) to ensure market and infrastructure readiness for all new vehicle sales. In March 2022, Governor Jay Inslee signed the Move Ahead Washington transportation package (ESSB 5974) into law. The legislation created the new EV Council to align the state’s transportation electrification efforts. The EV Council

Seeking proposals for planning teams to improve systems to enforce firearms prohibitions

The Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention is accepting applications from organizations and agencies to lead up to four projects to support the effective implementation of laws intended to reduce the risk of harm by firearms. OFSVP has issued a Requests for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications from non-profit organizations, courts and other local and tribal agencies to convene a planning team and develop a strategic action plan to design

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2022 Homeownership Application Solicitation

This solicitation round is now open. Applications are due by NOON on Jan.19, 2023. The Department of Commerce is accepting applications for Homeownership projects that plan to seek capital funding in the 2022 competitive funding cycle. Applications may be submitted for down payment assistance, revolving loan fund (RLF) capitalization grants, self-help projects, short-term production loans, and developer subsidies for long-term or permanent affordable resale restricted programs (such as Community Land

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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