FAST-FORWARD your programs, WA County Leaders
Your Integrated Program Administration solution
Administering complex assistance programs can be difficult. We make it easier to help your community by simplifying and streamlining program administration, saving you time and money.
From rental assistance and stipends to small business assistance, FORWARD is streamlining programs and delivering crucial resources to communities across Washington State.
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“Thanks to FORWARD, the City of Spokane was the first in Washington state to successfully distribute 100% of its ERA1 funds. The FORWARD platform was indispensable in administering the Spokane Rental Assistance Program, streamlining all aspects of the program process so households can easily apply for critical funding.”
Former COVID-19 Program Manager, City of Spokane
“The FORWARD team is client-focused and community-minded. Those qualities blended with their solution mindset make tackling challenges together a fruitful pleasure, even under trying circumstances like disaster relief. They’re true collaborators.”
President & CEO, Whatcom Community Foundation
"By partnering with FORWARD, we helped more struggling small craft beverage producers including wineries receive funding through the Washington State Department of Agriculture Relief and Recovery Grant program. Their easy-to-use application process and focus on community partnerships amplify program reach getting more resources to the most affected small business owners. Thanks to our combined efforts, many struggling small wineries were able to survive the pandemic shutdowns."
Executive Director, Washington Wine Institute
“At every stage, FORWARD has worked with and supported us to ensure that the application process for the program was accessible to the immigrant communities we serve.”
Executive Director, Skagit Legal Aid
"The FORWARD Platform is a conduit that supercharges community engagement. Through our partnership with FORWARD, we were able to connect the most vulnerable small businesses and microenterprises in the City of Milpitas with critical resources."
Christian D. Malesic
President, Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
“FORWARD as a back office superpower has been invaluable, especially when it comes to assistance programs.”
Special Projects, Economic Development, City of Kirkland, WA
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