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Public Works Board Funding Applications Open Now

The Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) will accept funding applications for infrastructure construction projects now through 11:59 p.m. PT, July 7, 2023. Applications for pre-construction and emergency construction projects will be accepted until all allocated funds are exhausted. Cities, towns, counties, special purpose districts, and quasi-municipal organizations may apply. Eligible infrastructure systems include streets and roads, bridges, domestic water, stormwater, sanitary sewer, and solid waste, recycling and organics. Approximately

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

Grid Formula Funding Application Narrative: Sections for Public Review and Comment

Public Hearing Meeting Information Attend: February 22, 2023 Grid Formula Funding Grant – Public Comment Webinar (on Zoom) Time: Feb 22, 2023 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Public Comments due by March 7, 2023; 11:59 P.M., PST Email comments to 1. Criteria A. Eligible Entities Eligible entities for subawards from Washington State Department of Commerce under this Program include: Electric grid operators Electricity storage operators Electricity generators

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

Notice: This program has now closed. You may review a list of grant awardees.  New application round will open in the 2023-2025 budget cycle. 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

Open Grants and Loans

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.

Commerce now accepting applications for Electrification of Transportation Systems grants

$10.6 million available to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Washington state OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for a new grant through the Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) program. Potential applicants must be part of Washington state local government, a retail electric utility serving Washington state, or any organization partnering with qualified entities. All modes of transportation qualify, and Commerce is prioritizing

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.

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.

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Sarah Champion
Phone: 360-764-3725

Commerce Funding Programs