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Cancellation and Reposting: Community-led firearm violence reduction RFP
Commerce announces cancellation and reposting of Community Reinvestment Project, Firearm Violence Reduction Grants RFP The Washington State Department of Commerce (Commerce), Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention is today announcing the cancellation and reposting of a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications designed to support community-led firearm violence prevention,…
Community Reinvestment Plan Loan Guarantee Fund – Lender Participation
In 2022, the Washington State Legislature set aside $200 million in the Community Reinvestment Account for the Department of Commerce to invest in communities with disproportionately harmed by the historical design and enforcement of state and federal criminal laws and penalties for drug possessions. Before authorizing Commerce to distribute this…
Request for Proposals – Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect Initiative
This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks proposals from qualified organizations, Tribes and Tribal Organizations to provide direct services to victims of child abuse and neglect. Applicants should have a demonstrated history providing direct services to children. The grant period will be two years, lasting from July 1, 2024 through June…
Funding Available – Youth Recreational Facilities program grants
The 2025-27 funding application closes May 28, 2024. Commerce is now accepting applications for our 2025-27 Youth Recreational Facilities (YRF) grant program. YRF competitive grants can fund 25% of eligible capital costs, up to $1.2 million, for nonresidential facilities providing recreational opportunities for youth (K-12) as long as they are…
Request for Applications – Contracts for the Developmental Disability Council (DDC)
The Washington State Department of Commerce hereafter called “COMMERCE,” is initiating this Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit proposals from those qualified and interested in grant funding for the Advocacy Leadership Development Cohort (ALDC). The goal of this initiative is to empower communities within Washington State to work on barriers…
March 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment
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 eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles,…
Community-based organization public participation grants
Are you interested in shaping the future of your community? Do you want to add voices to the conversation about how your community looks and functions in the future? Is funding a barrier to your participation? If so, then you might be interested in this new funding opportunity. Recent updates…
Request for Proposals – Environmental justice and community engagement planning
Commerce is initiating a Request for Proposals from firms interested in helping to develop a Community Benefits Plan as part of the application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for Home Energy Rebates funding authorized under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The consultant will help engage communities of interest…
Grant funding to support project-ready industrial sites across Washington
The Industrial Site Readiness grant is designed to enhance 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) Industrial Site Readiness Grant Application (Word) General Information and…
February 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment
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 eligible vehicles or components that are used in…
Request for Proposals – Facilitating a new grant program for community-based organizations
The Washington State Department of Commerce is soliciting proposals from firms interested in assisting in the development of a new grant program. The program will aid community-based organizations with participation in local planning and engagement with cities and counties currently updating their comprehensive plans and development regulations under the Growth…
Tribal Clean Energy Grants: applications now open for tribes and tribes’ contracted service providers for clean energy projects
Commerce is now accepting applications to support the planning, design, and construction of clean energy projects that promote tribal sovereignty, advance resiliency, and contribute to Washington’s decarbonization goals. These funds are exclusively available for federally recognized tribes and tribes’ contracted service providers. Approximately $16 million dollars will be available to…
Apply now for behavioral health closure prevention funds
$7.5 million is available to prevent existing behavioral health facilities from closing their doors. The Behavioral Health Facilities (BHF) Closure Prevention Program is now accepting applications for capital projects to preserve behavioral health facilities through critical repairs or upgrades necessary to keep the facility in use. This funding will be…
Request for Proposals – Small-sized community-based reentry program support
Deadline extended to April 19, 2024 @ 11:59 pm Now accepting applications for Small-Sized Community-Based Reentry Program Support Grants. The Washington State Department of Commerce, Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention/Community Safety Unit (Commerce) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications from small-sized community-based nonprofit organizations and…
OFSVP solicits proposals for community-led firearm violence prevention
IMPORTANT NOTE: This RFP was canceled and reposted. Go to the new posting below for updated information. Cancellation and Reposting: Community-led firearm violence reduction RFP The Washington State Department of Commerce, Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention (OFSVP) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications from Tribal governments,…
January 2024 Open Funding Opportunities for Electric Vehicles and Charging Equipment
Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants– The Department of Energy has announced a $2 billion funding opportunity to expand manufacturing of electric vehicles by converting facilities to manufacture electric vehicles and components. Concept papers are due by November 1, 2023. Full applications are due January 23, 2024. Zero Emission School Bus Grant Program…
Coordinating Low-income Housing Planning (CLIHP) Grant
Planning for households earning less than 50 percent of the area median income (AMI) requires coordination between counties, cities, and service providers. Grants are now available through Feb. 16, 2024, to help support coordination of land use planning and homeless service planning. Commerce has allocated $1 million with up to…

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