Funding Opportunities

Questions about funding opportunities? Contact Samantha Paxton at (425) 885-4014 ext. 5 or samanthap@oneeastside.org.
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Black Founder Startup Grant

SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky Lux, bluemercury, twelveNYC, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs.
Funding Opportunities
Business
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Child Care Stabilization Grant

(Expires: June 30, 2022 )
The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is pleased to announce that the Child Care Stabilization Grant application is now available. As a result of the Federal American Rescue Plan Act, funds are to be used to stabilize, support, and grow the diverse early learning workforce in a way that rebuilds a stronger child care system and expands access to affordable high-quality care. Funds will be available to child care providers in the form of:
  • Licensed Child Care Stabilization Grant
  • Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) Stabilization Grant
If you need technical assistance, including assistance in your language, you can contact either the Imagine Institute or Voices of Tomorrow.
Instructions:

Licensed and certified child care providers can apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grant in the WA Compass Provider Portal.

License-exempt Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) providers can apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grant on the DCYF FFN Stabilization Grant Website.

 

Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit

Community Grants Program

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. 2021 Community Grant Guidelines here.
Funding Opportunities
Non-Profit
All

Costco Wholesale Grant Application

Costco Wholesale’s primary charitable efforts specifically focus on programs supporting children, education, and health and human services in the communities where we do business. Our Charitable Contributions Committee is charged with overseeing our charitable giving and encouraging decentralization of charitable giving so that the greatest impact is where Costco's employees and members live and work. Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, which meet our giving guidelines and focus areas, are considered. Costco accepts and reviews funding requests throughout the year on a rolling basis, and organizations are eligible to submit one application per fiscal year (Sep-Aug). Learn more here.
Funding Opportunities
Non-Profit

Export Voucher Program

(Expires: September 29, 2022 )
The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Export Voucher Program provides direct cash assistance to qualifying small businesses to help them expand their international sales. Export Vouchers, funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), reimburses eligible export expenses up to $10,000, depending on the expense.
Funding Opportunities
Business
All

Federal Assistance Program for Northwest Manufacturers

*Many agriculture, seafood and service firms have also qualified for this program. Eligible companies can receive up to $75,000 in matching funds to implement projects aimed at improving sales growth, new market development, efficiencies, and more. Our staff will work with you at no cost to determine if your company is eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms grant funding. All information will be treated as “business confidential.” Learn more about the process here.
Instructions:

Please contact us for more information or to start the qualification process.  Our staff can quickly assess your company’s eligibility for the program.

Funding Opportunities
Business
All