Here you will find a list of active grants and their application deadlines. It is the applicants' responsibility to read the guidelines and requirements for all funding and grants posted to the Native Business Center website.

Small Business Disaster Relief Grants - Washington State Dept. of Commerce has allocated $9.7 million in grants to small businesses with annual gross receipts of $5 million or less that have lost income or activity due to natural and human-caused disasters. The application deadline is March 31, 2023.

The Gathering Collaborative Grant - King County Council allocated $25 million total in grants to undo the harms of racism compounded by the pandemic, focusing on addressing racism as a public health crisis. Businesses and nonprofits must be located and operating in King County, Washington, or primarily and directly serve King County residents. They must also be rooted in local Black and/or Indigenous communities. The application deadline is March 28 at 11:59 p.m.

Washington Hospitality Grants - $100,000,000 of the coronavirus state fiscal recovery fund will be allocated to restaurants, food trucks, hotels, motels and other businesses in the hospitality industry that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. Grant money can be used for operating and maintenance expenses, payroll costs, supplies, rent payments, losses due to eviction moratorium, and more.  The application deadline is April 6 at 5 p.m. PST

AHANA Small Business Innovation Grants - $5,000 - $15,000 grants will be awarded to around 200 BIPOC small businesses in Spokane, Stevens, Whitman and Yakima counties. For-profit businesses with 50 or fewer employees are eligible. Applications will accepted through May 15, 2023 at noon.

City of Grandview Business Grants - The City of Grandview, Washington is offering 5 grants of up to $10,000 to qualified new businesses either relocating to or starting up in the city. Businesses must be independently owned and operated. Franchises are not eligible. Applications will be considered on a first come, first-served basis.

Northwest Area Foundation - This organization funds and invests in grassroots organizations and intermediary organizations. 40% of their grants go to Native-led organizations. They serve Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and the 76 Native nations that share the same geography. They generally accept proposals by invitation only and don't accept unsolicited proposals.

Amber Grant - This monthly grant is given to women-owned businesses across the U.S. To be eligible, businesses must be 50% women-owned, be based in either the U.S. or Canada, and the applicant must be 18-years-old or older. There is a $15 application fee for the grant. The monthly deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of each month.

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