OneEastside will no longer be updating the Eastside Recovery Hub, and this resource will slowly be retired. You can find the majority of information featured here plus expanded programing on OneEastside SPARK, our new center for business resilience and innovation. Please update your bookmarks: We look forward to seeing you there!

Financial Resources

The programs and resources featured on this page may have varying application deadlines depending on the volume of applications received.

OPEN Opportunities

  • Community Grants Program - deadlines vary

    The Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life in the communities the Bank serves in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

    The Foundation provides Community Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations in the following areas: Economically Empowered Individuals, Vibrant Business Ecosystems, and Thriving Communities. Grants range from $3,000 to $10,000.

    Application information: The 2021 application deadlines are March 5, June 4, and September 3, 2021. Visit the Foundation’s website to learn more about the Foundation and to download the 2021 Community Grant Guidelines.

  • Child Care COVID-19 Grant - applications not yet open

    The Spring 2021 Child Care COVID-19 Grant is scheduled to open in late April and will be available for four weeks. All licensed child care providers who are serving children are eligible to apply. The grant is offered by the Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families.

    Learn more here.

    Application information: Applications are scheduled to open in late April.

  • COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

    In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. small business owners, including agricultural businesses, and nonprofit organizations can apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan. The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19.

    The SBA has extended the deferred payment period for all disaster loans, including EIDL, to 2022. Details here.

    Application information: More information and instructions on how to apply here.


  • Nonprofit Community Recovery (NCR) Grants - opens May 10, 2021

    These pandemic recovery grants will be administered by ArtsFund to Washington nonprofits meeting the eligibility requirements below. Organizations that are led by and/or serve under-resourced communities, culturally diverse populations, and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

    Who is Eligible to Apply?

    Organizations that meet all of the following criteria:  

    • Organizations that have 501(c)(3) status, or fiscal sponsorship by a 501(c)(3), with appropriate documentation since FY2019

    • Organizations that have a 2019 annual operating budget greater than $25,000

    • Organizations that operate in one or more of the following four focus areas:

    Arts, culture, science, and heritage organizations
    Defined as organizations whose primary mission is to offer or promote artistic, creative, cultural, scientific, technology or heritage programs for the enrichment of their community.

    Neighborhood Organizations
    Defined as organizations whose primary mission is to make improvements to a community’s social health, safety, well-being, and overall functioning within a well-defined geographic area. (This does not include homeowners’ associations.)

    Sports and Recreation Organizations
    Defined as organizations whose primary mission is to provide sports or physical recreation programs for children and/or adults. Programs must have designated coaches and organized practices.

    Veterans Organizations
    Defined as organizations whose primary mission is to servveterans through their programming or services.  

    Who is Not Eligible to Apply?

    • Individuals

    • For-profit organizations

    • Political advocacy organizations

    • Homeowners’ associations

    • Organizations located outside of Washington state

    Application information: All applications received by the May 24 deadline will be considered. Click here to be notified of application opening on May 10.

  • Paycheck Protection Program loans (PPP) - deadline: May 31, 2021

    Important update (March 2): New PPP rules announced in February allow sole proprietors to use Schedule C Line 7 (adjusted gross income) rather than Line 31 (net profit or loss) in calculating their PPP loan amount. However, those rules cannot be applied until AFTER the Interim Final Rule is published (hopefully be in the next few days). Anyone who wants to take advantage of this new rule MUST delay their application until the rule is published, or MUST ask that their loan disbursement be delayed. Reach out to your lender; Mari Wruble, Certified Business Advisor at the Washington SBDC located at OneRedmond at 425-885-4014 x107 /, or the SBA for further guidance.

    The Paycheck Protection Program loan program (PPP) received funding for a new round of forgivable loans, and is now accepting applications. The program is administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

    List of lenders accepting new PPP applications here.

    Application information: The deadline to apply for a PPP Loan is May 31, 2021. Learn more and apply here. Questions? Please contact Mari Wruble at the Washington SBDC at OneRedmond

  • Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program

    The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established through the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act to provide over $16 billion in economic relief to target industries.


    Eligible entities include:

    • Live venue operators or promoters
    • Theatrical producers
    • Live performing arts organization operators
    • Relevant museum operators, zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria
    • Motion picture theater operators
    • Talent representatives
    • Each business entity owned by an eligible entity that also meets the eligibility requirements
    • Must have been in operation as of February 29, 2020
    • Venue or promoter who received a PPP loan on or after December 27, 2020, will have the SVOG reduced by the PPP loan amount


    Application information: You may begin the application process at 9am PDT in the SVOG Portal. Every user will be temporarily placed in a virtual waiting room and will be able to start their application in the order in which they arrive.

    Use this checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your application. Review additional resources at the such as the applicant user guide and FAQ. Keep these resources open throughout the application process

    For technical assistance such as a password reset, browser suggestions, or how to use the multi-factor authentication with an app or the QR code, applicants may call 1-800-659-2955 or, for the deaf and hard-of-hearing 1-800-877-8339, and follow the prompts to SVOG assistance. The call center will be open 24/7.


Eastside Funding

NOTE: funding opportunities listed here may have expired.

  • City of Bellevue Partner Relief Grant Program

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bellevue’s nonprofit organizations have supported a wide range of businesses and arts and cultural organizations with valuable resources and tools.

    In order to assist these critical organizations partners that support and promote businesses and cultural organizations, and ensure their long-term sustainability, Bellevue City Council has authorized $100,000 in federal CARES Act dollars to provide a limited number of relief grants.

    These grants are only available to 501(c)3 or 501(c)6 nonprofit organizations.

    More information and apply here!

    No longer accepting applications. Application window closed October 26, 2020.

  • City of Bellevue Small Business Relief Grant Program

    This program provides a limited number of $5,000 grants to small, Bellevue businesses and non-profit arts organizations that meet specific criteria. Details are available here.

    No longer accepting applications. Application window closed September 17th, 2020.

  • Go Redmond

    Through Go Redmond, you can apply for grants for your organization to fund a new transportation improvement or benefit at your worksite! Apply for up to 2 – $5,000 grants per year. More information here.

  • Kirkland CARES Small Business Relief Fund

    The Kirkland City Council is providing $750,000 for up to 150 one-time small business grants of $5,000 each.

    Grants provide support for small businesses and non-profits that were negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during the second quarter of 2020 (April 1 to June 30).

    For more information and to apply visit the City of Kirkland’s website.

    No longer accepting applications. Application window closed at 5 PM on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

  • Redmond Small Business Resiliency Fund

    The City of Redmond in partnership with OneRedmond has created a $1.5 million Redmond Small Business Resiliency Grant Fund to help small businesses and non-profits negatively impacted by COVID-For additional information and to apply click here.

    No longer accepting applications. Application window closed on Tuesday, September 22nd, 5 PM.

  • Renton Small Business Relief Program

    This emergency program provides working capital grants to small, locally-owned businesses, social service agencies, and community organizations that meet specific criteria as detailed in the application. Details are available here.

    No longer accepting applications. Application deadline was July 30, 2020.

  • Restaurant Winterization Grant

    This business grant program will support Issaquah restaurants and food service businesses for exterior or interior alterations and equipment to enhance inclement weather dining options during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    Application details: Applications will be accepted between September 22 and October 7, 2020 at 4pm. More information here.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established new temporary programs to address issues confronted by small businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Lender Match

    The SBA’s Lender Match is a free online referral tool that connects small businesses with more than 800 participating SBA-approved lenders. Small businesses are not advised to use this tool if looking for disaster-related loans.

    For more information and to apply visit the SBA’s website.

  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

    The Paycheck Protection Program loan program (PPP) received funding for a new round of forgivable loans, and is now accepting applications. The program is administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

    Learn more and apply here.

    Questions? Please contact Mari Wruble at the Washington SBDC at OneRedmond

Further Resources

  • Communities of Opportunity

    This resource provides non-profits and community-based organizations in King County with grant opportunities and financial resources. Learn more here.

  • COVID-19 Handbook for the Creative Sector

    This handbook offers health-related resources and information on how to support the arts and culture community, as well as a resource directory of emergency grants, learning opportunities, relief funds, and support services aimed at creative community, artists, and cultural workers. Learn more here.

  • Lenders accepting new PPP applications in Washington State (

    For a list of Washington state lenders currently accepting new PPP applications click here.


photo credits this page: Outdoor Sculpture (Mercer Island)