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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.
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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.

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.


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CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance represents over 1100 member organizations spanning ten U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. The Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational programs, research, products and services. CleanTech Alliance members come from all facets of the clean technology industry sector. A diverse membership allows the CleanTech Alliance to drive impact via the generation of cleantech jobs, and growth of products and services to advance the cleantech economy.
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Collective Grants

(Expires: January 14, 2022 )
WA Women's Foundation (WaWF) is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for consideration in the 2022 Collective Grants. The due date for all LOI submissions is January 14th at 11:45pm. Click here to get started. Through our Collective Grants, our members invest in three priority areas that have been identified by the broader WA Women’s Foundation community and chosen from the year’s themes. While priorities change year-to-year, our themes rotate annually on a two-year cycle. The themes are as follows: Year 1 (starting the 2022 grant cycle)
  • Law, Justice & Incarceration
  • Housing & Hunger
  • Arts & Community Culture
Year 2 (starting the 2023 grant cycle)
  • Healthcare
  • Climate & Agricultural Justice
  • Education
The Collective Grants are made on an annual basis. The application process begins with an online Letter of Inquiry (LOI), which opens in October of each year after our priorities have been announced. Funding decisions are made and announced each June. Organizations selected for a WA Women’s Collective Grant Awards will be provided with a Letter of Understanding (LOU) that outlines the relationship between the foundation and the grantee.
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Commercial Lease Toolkit

In partnership with the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development, we present this Commercial Lease Toolkit for small businesses to use to navigate how to enter a commercial lease as a tenant. This toolkit is designed to provide key, easy-to-understand information about common terms or sections of a typical commercial lease. The Commercial Lease Toolkit is made up of the following documents: Commercial Lease Checklist for Small Businesses Summary – This document describes the toolkit and explains how to use it. Commercial Lease Toolkit – This is the full toolkit Key Terms – Glossary with definitions of key commercial lease terms Infographic Summary from City of Seattle
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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.
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