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Request for Applications – Youth Coach Training Grants
This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks to provide funding for training youth sports coaches, parents, and volunteers in important areas like social emotional learning and trauma sensitive practices. The funding can also help remove financial barriers for youth by covering costs like registration fees and equipment expenses. What organizations and…
Request for Proposals- Incorporation Study within Pierce County
The Washington State Department of Commerce is soliciting proposals from firms interested in completing a study on the potential incorporation of two currently unincorporated communities, Dash Point and Browns Point, in Pierce County. The study must include, but is not limited to, the impacts of incorporation on the local tax…
Request for Applications – Religious and Nonprofit Security Grant Application
The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit proposals from those qualified and interested in grants for nonprofit organizations including, but not limited to, religious nonprofits by-and-for organizations or cultural community centers to fund renovation or other security investments. All applications must demonstrate…
Request for Proposals – State Small Business Credit Initiative Technical Assistance Program
The Washington Department of Commerce, is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Proposals from those qualified to offer technical assistance in legal, accounting, and financial advisory services to support Very Small Businesses (VSBs) and Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals (SEDI)-owned businesses across the state to prepare them to…
April 2024 Transportation Electrification Open Funding Opportunities
April 19, 2024 Clean Transportation, Electrification of Transportation Systems, EV Council, Upcoming Opportunities US DOE – Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Qualifying Applicants– Manufacturers of advanced technology vehicles that achieve defined fuel economy targets, and manufacturers of components or materials that support eligible vehicles’ fuel economy performance. Qualifying Projects– Must 1) manufacture…
Request for applications: Domestic Violence High Risk Teams
This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks qualified organizations to establish new domestic violence high risk teams supporting cases of intimate partner violence with a high risk of lethality. This grant is for one year July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025 with potential for renewal. Download application materials here. Closing date: June…
NOFO: Community Reinvestment Plan Homeownership Capital Accelerator
Background In 2022, the Legislature created the Community Reinvestment Account, setting aside funding to address racial, economic, and social disparities in communities disproportionately harmed by the historic design and enforcement of state and federal criminal laws and penalties for drug possession (the “war on drugs”). The Legislature directed the Department of…
Request for Proposals: Road Map to Washington’s Future
Commerce seeks proposals from firms to convene a work group with diverse perspectives to review and make recommendations for integrating special purpose districts into the growth management planning framework. This work will build on the findings and recommendations from the Collaborative Roadmap Phase 3, which concluded in 2023. Funding will…
Intent to award a sole source – MAKERS Architecture and Urban Design, LLP
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) intends to award a sole source contract agreement to MAKERS Architecture and Urban Design, LLP (MAKERS). The contract will be awarded on or about May 13, 2024, and will expire on June 30, 2025. The contract amount is $115,000 for the contract period. Commerce may extend…
Intent to Award Sole Source – Resource Recycling Systems
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) intends to award a sole source contract agreement to Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. The contract will be awarded on or about May 3, 2024, and will expire on December 31, 2024. The contract is $78,000 for the contract period. Commerce may extend this contract for…
Capital funding available for performing arts, art museum, and cultural organizations
Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2025-27 Building for the Arts grant program. These competitive grants can fund 33% of eligible capital costs, up to $2 million, for acquisition, construction, and/or major renovation of capital facilities. This grant opportunity is available to all tribes and nonprofit organizations with emphasis…
Request for Proposals – CPRG Emissions Modeling
Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Proposals from those qualified and interested in participating in a project to standardize Green House Gas (GHG) calculation methods across all industries and develop a process for monitoring GHG post-project. Help the GHG Inventory team include an Environmental Justice review, collect data, build a…
Apply now for a Consolidated Residential Building Permit Review Grant
The Washington State Department of Commerce is accepting applications for consolidated permit review under the Local Project Review Act. Grants of up to $187,500 will be provided to local governments to aid in streamlining residential building permit review and to help remove barriers to housing development. Applications are due Friday,…
Revision: Request for Proposals – Community Compensation
The Washington State Department of Commerce is soliciting proposals from entities interested in coordinating an equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist community stipend and reimbursement payment processes. Individuals eligible for stipends and reimbursement are or have recently been low income. Download the RFP (PDF) RFP Addendum 1 Proposal Form Addendum 1 Q…
General solicitation for clean energy projects now open
Commerce is now accepting applications to support the planning, design, and construction of clean energy projects through a general round which is open to all eligible project types and applicants. Approximately $34 million will be available in the general round to support the following project areas: Electric grid modernization and…
Request for Proposals — Federal Clean Energy Tax Credit Assistance
The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from non-profit entities qualified to administer a program to assist community-based organizations, local governments, ports, tribes, and other entities to access federal tax incentives. There is an unprecedented level of federal funding available for…

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