Open Grants, Loans and RFPs

Contracting Opportunities

Request for Proposals – Parkland Incorporation Study

The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in initiating and completing a study on the potential incorporation of several unincorporated communities in Pierce County, Washington, into a single incorporated city. These communities are Frederickson, Midland, North Clover Creek-Collins, Parkland, Spanaway, Summit-Waller, and Summit View. The Washington State Legislature appropriated $200,000 of the general fund for

Solicitations for Applications for Operating, Maintenance and Supportive Services for Permanent Supportive Housing

The Washington State Department of Commerce is seeking applications for the 2023 state fiscal year from qualified owners/operators of permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects to fund operating and maintenance costs and reimbursement for the cost of supportive services offered to clients in PSH units. Qualified applicants must own or operate multifamily housing projects funded by the Washington State Housing Trust Fund or other public capital funding sources. Applications will be

Matching grants available for federal broadband infrastructure financing opportunities

Important funding updates from the Washington State Broadband Office Matching Grant application changes In response to new federal funding opportunities such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Broadband ReConnect grants, or others that may be included in proposed federal infrastructure investments, the Washington State Broadband Office announces the following changes to our Matching Grant program: Deadline extension. The Matching Grant application deadline of Nov. 15, 2021 has been extended until

WA State Diaper Bank Project/Program Grant Opportunity

Description: The purpose of this Request for Applications is for the Washington State Dept. of Commerce to collect applications for grants, which will be administered via reimbursable grant agreements, to organizations for the purpose of purchasing diapers, wipes, and other essential baby products (for ages 3 and under), for distribution to families in need. This solicitation is open to all entities which meet the minimum requirements. Commerce has funding of

Request for Proposals – Low-Income Housing and Support Services

Notable Change: The closing date and timelines have been extended. Please see the updated RFP for details. The Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating in a project to provide low-income housing and/or low-income housing support services at a location that is collocated with other programs supporting the needs of children, the elderly or persons with

Open Grants and Loans

Committed Private Partner Program

Ongoing – CERB Committed Private Partner Program

Loans and grants for construction of public infrastructure necessary for private business expansion. The Committed Private Partner (CPP) Program requires a private business commitment as part of the application

Planning for a future infrastructure project

Ongoing – CERB Prospective Development Program

Local governments and federally-recognized Indian tribes in rural counties and rural communities may apply for the Prospective Development (PD) program if an economic feasibility study has been conducted and demonstrates that private business development is likely to occur as a result of the public improvements.

Ongoing – Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund

This program provides low interest loans and limited grants to local governments, non-profits, tribes, ports, and private businesses undertaking clean-up and redevelopment of brownfield properties that are idle, underutilized or abandoned as a result of contamination.  Typical Brownfields loans range around $500,000 or more, pending funding availability.

Sole Source Notices

Matching Funds

Intergovernmental Agreements

Pursuant to RCW 39.34 Interlocal Cooperation Act, Commerce has made its Intergovernmental Agreements available to the public. For copies of a contract, please contact our Public Disclosure Office.

Public Notices

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Additional Information


Sarah Champion
Phone: 360-764-3725

Commerce Funding Programs