Open Grants, Loans and RFPs

Contracting Opportunities

Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment Performance Audit 2023 – Request for Proposals

The Washington Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Proposals from those qualified and interested in participating in a project to conduct an independent performance audit. Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 43.348.060(2) requires that the Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (hereinafter “CARE Fund” or “Endowment”) and Commerce periodically, but not less often than every three years, conduct a request for proposal and retain the services

Industrial Symbiosis Request for Proposals

Commerce is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Proposals from those qualified from those qualified and interested in participating in a grant program to reduce, reuse, or eliminate waste that benefits Washington’s circular economy. The Industrial Symbiosis Program is funded by the Washington State Legislature to create “valuable collaborative opportunities where the underutilized resources of one company…may be used by another (RCW 43.31.625).” Find out more about Commerce’s

Community Partners for the Planning and Predesign Capital Equity Program (PPCEP)

Commerce is looking for five Community Partners to add to Commerce’s knowledge of facility needs in racially diverse urban areas and rural areas of Washington State. Commerce has budgeted an amount not to exceed $50,000 for each community partner. Up to five community partners may be selected to co-create the Planning and Predesign Capital Equity Program (PPCEP). Community Partners will use their existing networking, facilitation and surveying skills to connect

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project Competitive Funding 2023-2025

The Washington Balance of State (BoS) Continuum of Care (CoC) was conditionally awarded $5,290,560 from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide innovative solutions to ending youth and young adult homelessness through Youth Homelessness Demonstration Projects (YHDP). Programs in this Request for Proposals (RFP) include: Supportive Services Only (SSO) Youth Lead Project (YLP-SSO) Transitional Housing (TH) Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Joint Component (TH-RRH) Eligible applicants must operate

Office of Homeless Youth Competitive Funding 2023-2025

The Office of Homeless Youth expects approximately $28 million in funding for the next biennium (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025) to support outreach, shelter, housing and services for youth and young adults ages 12-24, who are experiencing homelessness or housing instability. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is for the following programs: Street Outreach Services Young Adult Shelter HOPE Centers (must be licensed by DCYF) Crisis Residential Centers (must

Open Grants and Loans

Planning using sticky notes with a partner

Ongoing – CERB Planning Program

CERB provides limited grant funding for studies to evaluate high-priority economic development projects, and rural broadband projects. When considering planning grants, the Board gives priority to projects that could result in a type of project eligible for CERB construction funds.

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.

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