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NOV 15 - Governor Inslee has announced new restrictions for the next 4 weeks due to rapid increases in infections. These include restaurants and bars being closed for indoor service, outdoor dining limited to 5 people, retail and grocery limited to 25% capacity, and indoor service closed at fitness centers/gyms/theaters/museums. Read more here.

Working Washington Small Business Grants: Round 3
The Dept. of Commerce is working on an additional $20 million in small business grants. Details will be posted when they are ready to accept applications.
Washington Small Business Resiliency Grants
The WA Department of Commerce has opened applications for the Small Business Resiliency Grants, for up to $10,000. Applicants must have been in operation since at least Mar 1, 2019; have no more than 20 payroll (FT or PT) employees as of Mar 1, 2020; and be licensed as a Washington State business in good standing with state and federal agencies. 
Click here to apply now (requires creating an account)
Click here learn more about the grants.
Click here to see what the application looks like

Reopening & Recovery

Relief for Businesses & Nonprofits

Support and direct assistance for your workplace - includes small businesses, nonprofits, performers, freelancers, gig workers, and more
Free Legal & Consulting
UW Foster School of Business and School of Law are offering a series of free legal consultations and negotiation trainings to help small businesses.


County, City, and Neighborhood-Specific Resources

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Important Info for Employers

Business.wa.gov - one-stop shop for WA small businesses around COVID-19

Resources for Employees

Access to public benefits, protections against discrimination, specific supports, and more

Official Resources

Info and resources from government departments and agencies broader than the specific needs of small businesses, nonprofits, and other establishments.

Community Resources

  • Watch this safety webinar by King County Public Health for outreach staff working with vulnerable communities and small businesses

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