The Rainbow Bridge in La Conner Washington
Photo: La Conner Chamber of Commerce

Statewide Small Business Disaster Relief Grant launches

If you were affected by the December 2022 flooding here in Skagit County, you may be eligible to receive a grant through the Washington State Department of Commerce. Below is the information to apply for the grant funding.

The State Department of Commerce in partnership with The Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County, Washington State (EDASC)  has launched the Statewide Small Business Disaster Relief Grant, providing funding for damages from disasters experienced from October 2021 to present.

A total of $9.7 million is available, with grant awards ranging from $40,000 to $75,000. Eligible disasters include natural ones such as floods, earthquakes, wildfires or comparable; and human-caused such as major utility disruptions resulting in property damage or prolonged outages.

For questions about the requirements, please contact Aaron Weinberg at EDASC at or 360-336-6114

To apply, please visit the Washington State Department of Commerce HERE

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023.