Funding Opportunities

Questions about funding opportunities? Contact Samantha Paxton at (425) 885-4014 ext. 5 or samanthap@oneeastside.org.
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Convention Center Grants

(Expires: September 9, 2022 )
The Washington State Legislature has allocated $5 million for a grant program to assist businesses and nonprofits that are dependent to maintain their operations on the economic activity created through conventions hosted in Washington state. The application window for this grant opens on August 17, 2022.
Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit
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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

DCYF Early Childhood Equity Grant

(Expires: August 16, 2022 )
The Fair Start for Kids Act, passed by the Washington State Legislature in 2021, directs DCYF to distribute funds to support inclusive and culturally and linguistically specific early learning and early childhood and parent support programs across the state. The funds are distributed through the Early Childhood Equity Grant. Early Childhood Equity Grants are intended to serve as a step toward expanding access to early learning statewide and transforming Washington's early learning system to make it more inclusive and equitable.

How does a provider apply for a grant?

Licensed providers and Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) providers will log into the WA Compass Provider Portal, navigate to the Grant Information tab, select Current Grants, and select the DCYF Early Childhood Equity Grant application. The provider will answer a series of questions and then submit the application. For ECEAP contractors and Play and Learn Groups, we have provided the application in two different formats - choose the format that works best for you:
Funding Opportunities
Business
Non-Profit
All

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
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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
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Funding Opportunities

Questions about funding opportunities? Contact Samantha Paxton at (425) 885-4014 ext. 5 or samanthap@oneeastside.org.
Funding Opportunities
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