Próximamente: Working Washington (Washington Trabaja) concede subvenciones a las empresas afectadas por el cierre de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y Canadá

Próximamente: Working Washington (Washington Trabaja) concede subvenciones a las empresas afectadas por el cierre de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y Canadá

  • September 28, 2021

OLYMPIA, WA — El Washington State Department of Commerce (Departamento de Comercio del Estado de Washington) anunció un nuevo programa de subvenciones que se pondrá en marcha el 4 de octubre para ayudar a determinadas pequeñas empresas perjudicadas por el cierre de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y Canadá. La frontera ha permanecido cerrada a la mayoría de los viajeros desde marzo de 2020 debido a la pandemia de COVID-19.

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Coming soon: Working Washington grants for businesses impacted by U.S.-Canadian border closure

Coming soon: Working Washington grants for businesses impacted by U.S.-Canadian border closure

  • September 20, 2021

En Español OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington State Department of Commerce announced a new grant program that will launch Oct. 4 to help certain small businesses hurting due to the U.S.-Canada border closure. The border has been closed to most travelers since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Working Washington Grants: Border Business Relief Program will focus on customer-facing businesses that have experienced hardship specifically as a result

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Commerce Clean Energy Fund awards grants to 18 innovative electricity grid modernization projects benefitting Washington communities

Commerce Clean Energy Fund awards grants to 18 innovative electricity grid modernization projects benefitting Washington communities

  • August 25, 2021

Grants fund electricity grid projects that will expand renewable energy use and support community resilience.  OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced approximately $3.9 million in grants from the state’s Clean Energy Fund for 18 electricity grid modernization projects across the state. As Washington’s utilities advance towards the state’s goal of 100% clean electricity by 2045, the projects will advance a variety of renewable energy technologies

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$2.2 million awarded to 31 Washington state Veteran Service Organizations

$2.2 million awarded to 31 Washington state Veteran Service Organizations

  • June 22, 2021

Nonprofit Community Recovery grants assist organizations that provide gathering places and services to veterans and their families throughout the state. OLYMPIA, Wash. –The Washington State Department of Commerce and Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) have awarded $2.2 million in Nonprofit Community Recovery Grants to assist nonprofit Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) as they continue supporting veterans during the pandemic.  VSOs provide vital services in communities throughout the state for

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Commerce and ArtsFund award nearly $11 million in pandemic relief to Washington nonprofits

Commerce and ArtsFund award nearly $11 million in pandemic relief to Washington nonprofits

  • June 22, 2021

Over 700 organizations in 34 counties receive grants to assist recovery from impacts of COVID-19 SEATTLE, WA. – ArtsFund, in partnership with The Washington State Department of Commerce, will begin distributing $10.78 million in recovery grants to 702 nonprofits in 34 counties throughout the state this week. The Nonprofit Community Relief (NCR) grant program announced on May 3, 2021 was designed to provide critical funding to nonprofit arts, cultural, science,

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Commerce awards $388,000 to help convert Larch Corrections Center from oil to renewable wood energy

Commerce awards $388,000 to help convert Larch Corrections Center from oil to renewable wood energy

  • May 24, 2021

Clean Energy Fund grant program supports conversion of old oil and propane furnaces and boilers in public facilities to renewable wood biomass fuel.  OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced a $388,000 award to the Washington State Department of Corrections through the Wood Energy for Public Facilities program, part of Washington state’s Clean Energy Fund (CEF). It’s the first CEF project aimed at converting a state

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Commerce awards $4 million to make community buildings more energy efficient

Commerce awards $4 million to make community buildings more energy efficient

  • May 20, 2021

Projects save taxpayer dollars by retrofitting schools, hospitals and municipal facilities and upgrading heating, cooling and lighting systems to reduce energy consumption. OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced nearly $4 million in grants to state and local government agencies for 17 energy efficiency projects that will deliver a projected reduction of more than 5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually – enough to power about 480

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Nonprofit Community Relief grant program open for eligible Washington state veteran service organizations

Nonprofit Community Relief grant program open for eligible Washington state veteran service organizations

  • May 19, 2021

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce is partnering with the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) to administer $1.25 million in Nonprofit Community Recovery (NCR) grant funding to nonprofit veteran service organizations (VSOs). The grant focuses on statewide VSOs with networks of local chapters. Additional information and application forms are available at dva.wa.gov/ncrgrant. All applications received by 11:59 p.m. on May 24, 2021 will be considered. “As we look

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Commerce awards $234 million in fourth round of Working WA small business grants

Commerce awards $234 million in fourth round of Working WA small business grants

  • May 13, 2021

Over 20% of the 11,697 grantees say they will use funds to reopen OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington State Department of Commerce has awarded an additional $234 million in Working Washington relief and recovery grants to 11,697 small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Of those receiving grants, over 20% indicated that they will use the money to assist them in reopening, while the remaining said they will cover operating expenses.

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Commerce and ArtsFund partner to offer $10 million in grants to help nonprofit community organizations

Commerce and ArtsFund partner to offer $10 million in grants to help nonprofit community organizations

  • May 3, 2021

Nonprofit Community Relief grant application portal opens May 10 for eligible Washington state organizations OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce is partnering with ArtsFund to provide over $10 million in grants to help community organizations across the state that have been impacted by the pandemic. The Nonprofit Community Relief grant program focuses on arts, culture, science and heritage nonprofits, as well as organizations whose primary mission is

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