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WASHINGTON STATE

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 23, 2024: The Washington State Department of COmmerce has issued a funding opportunity for projects to support the planning, design, and construction of clean energy projects that will improve health, resiliency, and economic outcomes for communities that face inequitable risk from energy burden, pollution, and other environmental factors. For this round of grant funding, applicants will be required to demonstrate that projects benefit overburdened communities and vulnerable populations by improving environmental health conditions, reducing energy inequities, or strengthening community resiliency. $67 million is being made available under this funding round. Proposals are due on April 5, 2024. To download the Request for Application, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 19, 2024: The Washington State Department of Commerce has opened a formula funding request for the State Home Electrification and Appliance Rebates (HEAR) Program on February 15. The CCA funding is available for local governments, Tribal governments, and Tribal supporting entities to provide rebates and incentives to households and small businesses for the installation of high-efficiency electric equipment and appliances to help achieve Washington’s emissions reduction goals for the building sector. The rebate/incentive program will be open for six months or until all funds have been exhausted. For further information, click here. To access the Funding Request Form, click here

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 16, 2024: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity to support green energy projects. $16 million is being made available under this opportunity. This opportunity is only available for Tribes and their contracted service providers. The application window is open through September 27 with on-going review. To download the Request for Application, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 12, 2024: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity capital projects, to preserve behavioral health facilities through critical repairs or upgrades necessary to keep the facility in use. This funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. Funding requests cannot exceed $7.5 million. To download the Notice of Funding Opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 12, 2023: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued three funding opportunities to support the new construction, renovation and acquisition of Regional Needs, Children and Minor Youth, and Intensive Behavioral Health Treatment Facilities. Preliminary proposals are due on January 29, 2024. More than $70 million will be made available through these funding opportunities. To download the Regional Request for Proposal, click here. To download the Children and Minor Youth RFP, click here. To download the Intensive Behavioral Health Treatment Facility opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 21, 2023: The Washington State Office of Crime Victims Advocates has issued a funding opportunity to coordinate support and convene statewide coordination meetings no less than quarterly for healing, support and transition services providers and related service providers. Approximately 12 service providers will be funded across the state, and OCVA expects to fund oneentity for this statewide coordination role. Contract period is Feb. 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025. OCVA expects to make $173,500 available for this annually.  Proposals are due on January 12, 2024. To download the Request for Proposal, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 13, 2023: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a request for proposal to preserve multi-family housing. $20,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on January 22, 2024. To view the RFP, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2023: The Washington State Public Works Board today opened applications for broadband funding, offering $15.8 million in grants and low-interest loans for broadband construction projects. Projects in distressed counties are eligible for 30% grant and 70% loan funding, until funds are exhausted. Local governments, tribes, nonprofit organizations, cooperative associations, multiparty entities, limited liability corporations (LLC), and incorporated businesses or partnerships are eligible to apply. Final proposals are due on March 22, 2024. Further information on how to apply, including links to the online application, may be found here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 1, 2023: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity to invest in communities disproportionately harmed by the historical design and enforcement of state and federal criminal laws and penalties for drug possession, including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, and Latino individuals and families.The Financial Coaching and Mentorship project will provide $10 million in grants for community organizations and financial institutions to hire 45 to 50 full-time employees for two years. Each grant may not exceed $450,000. The application deadline is January 10, 2024. To download the grant application, click here.