Applications for Round 5 of Working Washington Grants open soon

Working Washington Grants: Round 5 application open on August 17

The Washington State Legislature has allocated a new round of grant funding for small businesses affected by the pandemic. 

$70 million was appropriated by the legislature for Round 5 of Working Washington Grants

In this round of Working Washington grants, available funds are set aside for specific targeted groups or sectors:

  • 60% is identified for the arts, heritage, and science sectors, including those that operate live entertainment venues
  • 40% is identified for most other sectors, including hospitality, fitness and personal services

General Timeline:

  • August 17 – 31: Application portal will remain open for 15 days
  • Early – Mid September: Review of applications
  • Late September: Commerce will notify grantees and disburse funding