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Grants

Working Washington 2 Grant:

Federal funds for small businesses available now! $10k in grant funding and it’s a fairly quick process. Nonprofits are not eligible for this grant.

Can you say yes to the following?
–Do you have fewer than 20 employees?
–Is your business a for profit entity located in Clallam County?
–Was your business negatively impacted by COVID – 19?
If so, you likely qualify for a $10,000 Working WA 2 Small Business Support Grant!
–The application for the CARES Act grant has a very streamlined process that will not require submission of invoices that will be reimbursed. 
–If you have an estimate of your revenue this year and last, and have your UBI handy this grant application should take no more than 30 minutes to complete. 
–To apply, click here, we will be funding these grants shortly.

Small Business Coronavirus Assistance Fund $4K (CDBG):

Application Window Still Open
To Qualify:
–Fewer than 5 employees including owner
–Located in Clallam County
–Self-certify that your revenue has dropped by 25%
–Household income less than or equal to the amount in chart below in last 12 months or in 2019

Household Size12345678
Annual Income Limits$37,700$43,100$48,500$53,850$58,200$62,500$66,800$71,100
Monthly Equivalent$3,142$3,592$4,042$4,488$4,850$5,208$5,567$5,925

Use this link to apply:  https://www.cognitoforms.com/ClallamEDC/ClallamCountyCDBGMicroEnterpriseGrantApplication
This grant provides free business advising for up to 30 businesses from the Center of Inclusive Entrepreneurship. In addition, 19 of those 30 businesses will receive on average $4,000 in grant funding for operational expenses. 
Here is the link to the CDBG Flyer in English
Here is the link to the CDBG Flyer in Spanish
For additional help contact Micah Jonet at micah.jonet@cie-nw.org for application assistance.

ArtsWA Grant:

Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and fiscally sponsored groups impacted by COVID-19 are eligible to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for general operating support.
–No funding match is required.
–The deadline to apply is October 23.
–The application takes an estimated 30 minutes to complete.
–Applications will be evaluated under three main criteria: Financial need, Arts and Cultural Programming, and Communities Served.
–To ensure geographic distribution, applications will be evaluated by regional panels serving the northwest, southwest, central, and eastern regions of the state.
Link to apply:  https://www.arts.wa.gov/cares-act-grants/

Closed Grants

Provider Relief Fund Grant (Closed)
Kitsap Bank’s Edg3 Fund 2020 (Closed)
Lifeboat Grant Awards (Closed)
Working Washington 1 Grant (Closed)

Upcoming Grants:

Lifeboat 2 – Expected to open October 7, 2020

Grants for Non-Profits & Governments:

Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG)
RBDG is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training,
and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or
opportunity type grant activities.
How much funding is available?
There is no maximum grant amount for enterprise or opportunity type grants; however, smaller requests are given higher priority. Generally, grants range from $10,000 up to $500,000. There is no cost sharing requirement.
How may funds be used?
Enterprise type grant funds must be used on projects to benefit small and emerging businesses in rural areas as specified in the grant application.
Uses may include:
• Training and technical assistance, such as project planning, business counseling/training, market research, feasibility studies, professional/technical reports, or product/service improvements
• Acquisition or development of land, easements, or rights of way; construction, conversion, renovation, of buildings, plants, machinery, equipment, access streets and roads, parking areas, utilities.
Opportunity type grant funding must be used for projects and can be used for:
• Community economic development
• Technology-based economic development
• Feasibility studies and business plans
• Leadership and entrepreneur training
• Rural business incubators
• Long-term business strategic planning.
Check out the Fact Sheet Here
or more information contact Phil Eggman
Emailphilip.eggman@usda.gov
Phone360-470-9900
Release DateAug 03, 2020

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