Author name: Tina Tran

Applications Open for Antioch Small Business Grant and Façade Upgrade Program

Program offers two benefits to small businesses in the City of Antioch through American Rescue Plan Act ANTIOCH, Calif. (February 1, 2023)—FORWARD, the leading integrated program administration solution for local governments, is partnering with the City of Antioch to provide up to a total of $1,000,000 to local small businesses who have been negatively impacted …

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Q&A with Danielle Wright, Community Partner Manager

2 min read “The services that we offer at FORWARD impact communities near and far. I love working with and in the community to bring awareness to local organizations that can help underserved community members.” – Danielle Wright, Community Partner Manager at FORWARD   Danielle is a Community Partner Manager at FORWARD and works to …

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Top 5 Project Management Tools for Program Administration

If you aren’t already using project management tools when administering programs, you need to keep scrolling!  Project management tools are essential to administering any assistance program, from rental and small business assistance to tax credit and weatherization programs. These customizable tools allow various teams to streamline program design and workflows, increase efficiency and communication, and …

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FORWARD to Administer $10M to NW Washington Small Businesses Impacted by Flooding

Bellingham, WA (January 5, 2023)—FORWARD, the leading integrated program administration solution for local governments, is partnering with the Washington State Department of Commerce and local community organizations to accept applications from businesses that sustained physical damage or economic loss due to flooding in Northwest Washington between October 2021 and April 2022. Approximately $10 million in …

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The City of Milpitas and FORWARD to administer $850K to Milpitas renters

Milpitas, California (December 20, 2022)—FORWARD, the leading integrated program administration solution for local governments, is partnering with the City of Milpitas, CA to provide a $5,000 one-time, rent relief payment to eligible households who have experienced economic burdens due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FORWARD, the prime contractor for this program, will assist in the administration …

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Case Study: WSDA COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grants

Case Study: WSDA COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grants   FORWARD Impact in Washington State   Awarded over $14M in grants to 838 small businesses across Washington state Businesses were awarded an average grant amount of $16,955 Four niche sectors supported – craft beverage, shellfish, agritourism, and farmers’ markets  36% of grant recipients were minority, women …

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Saline County Weatherization Assistance Program to administer $500K to help reduce energy costs for low-income households

Salina, Kansas (December 1, 2022)—FORWARD, the leading integrated program administration solution for local governments, is partnering with Saline County to provide $500,000 for residents in low-income households to reduce energy costs. The Central Kansas Weatherization Program will distribute the funding to qualifying households in Saline County using State resources to further promote the energy efficiency …

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