County Resources

County Resources

Adams County

Adams County Development Council

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Asotin County

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA)

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Benton County

Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)

United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties – Established a special fund for donations that will help local families affected by school and business closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Donations to help provide food and childcare can be made on the website

 

Chelan County

Chelan-Douglas Health District

 

Clallam County

Clallam County Economic Development Corporation

Coastal Communities Loan Fund – Offers a COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program that is intended to provide financial relief with accessible, low-interest, deferred loans.

City of Sequim

 

Clark County

Columbia River Economic Development Council

Workforce SW Washington

 

Columbia County

Columbia County Website

Port of Columbia

 

Cowlitz County

Cowlitz Economic Development Council

Revolving Loan Fund, City of Longview

 

Douglas County

Port of Douglas County

Chelan-Douglas County Health District

 

Ferry County

Tri County Economic Development District

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund- A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Franklin County

Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)

United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties – Established a special fund for donations that will help local families affected by school and business closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Donations to help provide food and childcare can be made on the website

 

Garfield County

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA)

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Grant County

Grant County Economic Development Council

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Grays Harbor County

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

Coastal Communities Loan Fund – Offers a COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program that is intended to provide financial relief with accessible, low-interest, deferred loans

 

Island County

Island County Economic Development Council

Island County Website Covid-19 Resources

 

Jefferson County

Economic Development Council of Jefferson County

Coastal Communities Loan Fund – Offers a COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program that is intended to provide financial relief with accessible, low-interest, deferred loans. 

Local Investing Opportunities Network (LION) – COVID-19 Emergency Loan Application provides a streamlined application process for Jefferson County businesses and non-profits who need financing to navigate the COVID-19 emergency loans

 

King County

Startup425 – Offers free one-on-one technical business assistance and resources to Eastside small businesses, including help with navigating city, state, federal, and private economic relief programs related to COVID-19. Resources and assistance are available in multiple languages.

SavingLocalKC – This new marketing program helps gather and highlight deal offers by entertainment, restaurant, retail, event and other business-types severely affected by COVID-19 public health guidelines. There is no fee for businesses in King County to participate.

Facebook – Established a Small Business Grants Program to assist businesses in addressing the impacts of COVID-19. These grants will include both cash grants and credits.

Amazon – The Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund provides assistance for businesses with a physical proximity near Amazon campuses in South Lake Union and Bellevue.

Seattle Foundation – Has established a COVID-19 Response Fund, which will initially assist nonprofit organizations that work with communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and its consequences.

City of Seattle – The city’s Small Business Stabilization Fund supports small businesses financially impacted by COVID-19.  The City of Seattle committed $2.5 million in Federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to the Small Business Stabilization Fund.

All in Seattle – Funding for proven nonprofits that can deliver it to those most in need.

Cultural Relief Fund – As closures, cancellations, and loss of work due to COVID-19 impact the King County cultural sector, The Cultural Relief Fund will distribute $1 million over the coming months. Application Deadline: May 15, 2020.

Seattle Public Library – The library’s Business Information Appointment service currently offers support via Webex or over the phone to answer questions about COVID-19 financial relief programs, explore new business ideas and offer assistance to nonprofits with remote access to grant-searching databases.

Kitsap County

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

Kitsap County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

 

Kittitas County

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

Kittitas County Coronavirus Response Business Safety

 

 

Klickitat County

Klickitat County Public Economic Development Authority

Klickitat County Small Businesses Resources

 

Lewis County

Lewis County Economic Development Council

Centralis-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce Covid-19 Resources

 

Lincoln County

Lincoln County Economic Development Council

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Mason County

Mason County Covid-19 Updates and Resources

Economic Development Council of Mason County

 

Okanogan County

Okanogan Economic Alliance

Okanogan County Emergency Management Services

Okanogan County Community Action Council

Twisp Works

Northwest Native Development Fund

CCT Emergency Management

Colville Tribal Credit

Central Washington Homebuilder’s Association

Methow Arts Alliance

 

Pacific County

Pacific County Economic Development Council

Coastal Communities Loan Fund – Offers a COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program that is intended to provide financial relief with accessible, low-interest, deferred loans

 

Pend Oreille County

Pend Oreille County Economic Development Council

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups

 

Pierce County

Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County

COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Relief Loan Program – For small businesses with 10 or fewer employees located in unincorporated Pierce County.

Peninsula Community COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund – Supports community-based organizations that are serving communities and individuals who are immediately and disproportionately suffering from this crisis. Priority is given to community-based organizations serving the greater Key and Gig Harbor peninsula region.

Back to Work Toolkit – a series of checklists to help owners reopen their business and resume operations.

 

San Juan County

San Juan Economic Development Council

San Juan County Resources for Businesses 

 

Skagit County

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County

Mt. Vernon Chamber Covid-19 Business Resources & Recovery

 

Skamania County

Skamania County Economic Development Council

Skamania County Coronavirus Updates

 

Snohomish County

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Snohomish County Small Business Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency (R3) Grant Program

First in Flight Fund

Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant program will allocate $500,000 of Everett CARES funds for small business recovery efforts and $500,000 for supporting nonprofits and community service programs that provide basic needs to the city’s most vulnerable residents.

Edmonds Chamber Foundation – The WISH Fund (When Inconvenient Stuff Happens) helps small businesses get back on their feet after an unexpected disaster.  Business-to-Business support grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants through the WISH Fund.

City of Everett – The Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant Program supports small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will allocate $500,000 of the Everett CARES funds for small business recovery and re-engagement efforts and $500,000 for bolstering community service programs that provide basic needs to Everett’s most vulnerable residents.

 

Spokane County

Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI)

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups.

Business Resilience Loan Program – The City of Spokane is providing eligible Spokane businesses with access to affordable loans through a partnership with non-bank community lender Craft3. Due to credit requirements, not every business will receive a loan. Loans can be between $10,000 and $50,000.

 

Stevens County

Tri County Economic Development District

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups.

 

Thurston County

Thurston County Economic Development Council

City of Lacey Small Business Grant – Working capital grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses must have 25 or fewer employees, and preference is given to businesses with 10 or fewer. The total pool available is $500,000.

Thurston Strong – Economic Recovery Initiative

Thurston County PPE Response

 

Wahkiakum County

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce

Coastal Communities Loan Fund – Offers a COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program that is intended to provide financial relief with accessible, low-interest, deferred loans.

 

Walla Walla County

Port of Walla Walla

The Walla Walla Small Business Relief Fund is using CDBG funds to make emergency loans and grants for small businesses.

 

Whatcom County

Port of Bellingham

City of Bellingham Resources

 

Whitman County

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association (SEWEDA)

The Rural Opportunities Loan Fund – A local, revolving loan fund available to rural businesses and startups.

 

Yakima County

Yakima County Development Association

Yakima County Business Guide