How to Support Our Businesses and Non-Profits
Now, more than ever, we need to support our small businesses and non-profits. Learn about how you can get involved, below.
Keep Music Live WA
Keep Music Live is a fundraising campaign to save hometown, community-based music venues, with the capacity of less than 1,000 guests. Together, the campaign aspires to raise more than $10 million to provide venues with critical financial support.
You can find more information about the campaign and donate here: https://keepmusiclivewa.com.
What Can You Do Today?
Visit #BuyRedmond and see which companies are open! This coordinated marketing effort is aimed at helping industries that have been the most affected by the recent State of Washington COVID-19 related requirements.
Heart of Bellevue Campaign
Local businesses are bringing life back to the urban core. Learn about innovative virtual and in-person activities, access special offers at local restaurants, and support local artists and musicians through Heart of Bellevue, curated by the Bellevue Downtown Association.
Issaquah Loyal Campaign
Join Issaquah Loyal in supporting your local businesses: order take-out from local restaurants, visit local stores, and share your experiences with others.
Support Puget Sound Small Businesses
Find out which restaurants are providing takeout and delivery in the Puget Sound region by visiting Support Puget Sound Small Businesses.
What's Open Eastside
Want to know what’s open on the Eastside? Visit What’s Open Eastside and discover local businesses in your Eastside community today!
Funds Accepting Donations
These funds are all accepting donations, and serve small businesses, workers, artists, and non-profits in the Puget Sound region.
Eastside Small Business Recovery Fund
The Eastside Small Business Recovery Fund supports our small businesses with free-of-charge, one-on-one advising services. This year, we’ve helped thousands of our local businesses access financial resources, and much-needed PPE. As we look to the new year and the lasting effects of this pandemic, additional services will be needed to help our companies survive including tax assistance and improving cash flow.
Learn more here.
The Keep Workers Safe and Healthy Fund
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is focused on providing continuity for vulnerable businesses, including those who may not be eligible for the city’s program and their employees. The Chamber is working to set up a website to accept online contributions. Learn more here.
All In Seattle
You can join this effort by donating to support food security, communities, workers, small businesses, housing, and rental assistance. Learn more here.
Seattle Artists Relief Fund Amid COVID-19
This fund helps members of the Seattle-area arts community who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19. Learn more here.
Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund
The Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund works with communities that are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of the outbreak. Learn more here.
Artist Trust Relief Fund
Artist Trust is raising funds for the COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund, an emergency grant program that will put cash grants directly into the hands of Washington State artists. For more information and to make a donation visit the Artist Trust website.
Local Government Agencies Accepting Donations
King County Regional Donations Connector
King County Regional Donations Connector connects you to opportunities to donate and volunteer, and can also match you with companies and non-profits that need help.
Small Business Stabilization Fund
The Small Business Stabilization Fund is accepting direct donations. The fund was launched by the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development to assist businesses impacted by COVID-19. Grants support the day-to-day operating expenses of eligible microbusinesses.
All those who are interested and able can donate to the Small Business Stabilization Fund by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.