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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
Rent and Lease Advice
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
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Consulting to Startups and Entrepreneurs

Seattle Business EducationHUB, in partnership with the City of Issaquah Economic Development, will offer free workshops and consulting services to startups and established entrepreneurs located in the City of Issaquah.
Instructions:

For more information, please contact Seattle Business Education HUB at info@sbehub.org or 206-753-8397.

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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

COVID-19 Legal Clinic

This virtual clinic is designed to help small businesses and nonprofits navigate legal issues they are experiencing due to Covid-19.
  • This clinic is intended for Washington based small businesses and nonprofits who do not have the resources to access legal services
  • This clinic is limited to small businesses and nonprofits who have less than 50 employees, annual revenues of less than $2 million, or have had a significant reduction of income due to the Covid-19 pandemic
  • The clinic offers a free 60-minute consultation by phone or video conference with an attorney for non-litigation, Covid-19 related legal issues (like commercial leases, reopening or closing businesses, employment questions, etc.).
  • Clinic appointments are scheduled at a time that is convenient for the client and attorney. Interpretation is available in a variety of languages. 
Instructions:

Fill out an intake form here.

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COVID-19 Supply Resources for Employers

Business Health Trust has compiled a list of supplies that are available for members to purchase from member companies throughout Washington.
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