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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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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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FORWARD to distribute $44M to workers experiencing economic needs

SEATTLE, WA (DATE, 2022)— FORWARD Platform, the leading integrated program administration solution for state and local governments, has partnered with the Washington State Department of Commerce to administer the Homeless Service Worker Stipend, which provides up to $4,000 to Homeless Provider Employees who are in need of immediate economic relief. The program is seeking additional …

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Homeless service providers in Washington are eligible for up to $4,000 in economic relief 

Washington State Department of Commerce is teaming up with FORWARD to award $51 million in stipends to low-income homeless service employees through the Homeless Service Workers Stipend Program. FORWARD is providing the program infrastructure and is collaborating with BDS Planning & Urban Design to connect homeless service employees with much-needed financial assistance. Homeless service workers …

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Case Study: City of Kirkland ARPA Small Business Relief Program

Case Study: City of Kirkland ARPA Small Business Relief Program     FORWARD Impact in Kirkland, WA   $330,233 in ARPA funding to 51 small businesses in the City of Kirkland, WA Kirkland businesses were awarded an average grant amount of $6,475 Expanded program by $200,000 due to increased need and general enthusiasm for the …

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Yakima Residents Have Another Chance to Apply for Rental Assistance at the

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA – SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – The initial Yakima Rent Fair on August 17th saw a high turn out and over 230 rental assistance applications were processed. To meet the increased demand and support Yakima County residents who were unable to attend the first event, a second Yakima County Rental Assistance Fair is …

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Rental Assistance Fair on Aug 17th Aims to Help At-Risk Yakima Community Members Stay Housed

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA – AUGUST 8, 2022 – Do you need help with past-due rent and utilities? Get help with your Yakima County Rental Assistance Program application at the Yakima County Rental Assistance Fair, on Wednesday, August 17th from 3 pm to 8 pm at OIC Henry Beauchamp Community Center (1211 S 7th St Yakima, …

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