Commerce Grants Now Open!
16 Aug 2022
Grants, Commerce, Working Washington, Convention Center Grants
August 17 – September 9: Application portal will remain open for 24 days
Mid – Late September: Review of applications
Early October: Commerce will notify grantees and disburse funding
How to Register for a UEI Number
Washington State Legislature has allocated a new round of grant funding for small businesses affected by the pandemic. $70 million was appropriated by the legislature for the next round of Working Washington Grants: Round 5. In this round of Working Washington grants, available funds are set aside for specific targeted groups or sectors:
- 60% is identified for the arts, heritage, and science sectors, including those that operate live entertainment venues
- 40% is identified for most other sectors, including hospitality, fitness and personal services
The Washington State Legislature has allocated $5 million for a grant program to assist businesses and nonprofits that are dependent to maintain their operations on the economic activity created through conventions hosted in Washington state.