Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday announced a new program aimed at helping small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant (WWSBEG) program is being offered by the Washington State Department of Commerce to provide a limited number of businesses with emergency funds of up to $10,000.
Businesses eligible for the WWSBEG program:
- Must have been in business for at least one year
- Must have 1-10 employees, including the proprietor
- Must demonstrate specific ways in which COVID-19 government actions have impacted the business
For more information and to apply, visit startup.choosewashingtonstate.com/covid-grants.
Additionally, the Economic Alliance Snohomish County has launched a COVID-19 Local Business Resource website.