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$5 Million Convention Center Grant Program will also be reviewed.

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This webinar will provide simultaneous interpretation in ASL, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.  

The Washington State Legislature allocated $70 million for the next round of Working Washington Grants: Round 5 (WW5) to support small businesses and nonprofits affected by the pandemic. All for-profit and non-profit businesses, including sole proprietors and independent artists, are encouraged to apply.

On this webinar, speakers will provide:

  • An orientation to the WW5 grant portal
  • A step-by-step walk through of the WW5 application, and
  • Instructions on how to apply for the Convention Center Grant program, a $5 million fund to assist businesses and nonprofits that are dependent the economic activity created through conventions hosted in Washington state.

The application portal for both grants opens on August 17, 2022 and closes September 9, 2022.

We will host a Q&A session as time allows – submit questions in advance when registering.



Program Speakers

Lynn Fetch

Small Business Grants Program Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce

Michael Wallenfels

Communications Manager, ArtsWA - Washington State Arts Commission

Shannon Halberstadt

Creative Economy Sector Lead, Washington State Department of Commerce