July 7, 2020

COVID-19 Resources - Washington Businesses

As the local and national response to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic becomes more clear, NAI Elliott is collecting the most up to date resources available to businesses. This page will be updated frequently to reflect government and partner organization’s applicable programs. UPDATED: October 22, 2020.

Loans & Grants:

Vancouver's Downtown Association - COVID-19 Relief Grant

Clark County has allocated additional CARES Act funding of $8.1 million in grants to support Clark County businesses and nonprofits with up to 100 employees. 

Washington Federal Bank – Small Business Lifeline Line of Credit

Up to $200,000, 90 day interest free line of credit program for COVID-19 affected businesses.

Facebook – Small Business Grants Program

Facebook is offering $100 million in grants and ad credits. Applications not yet open.

StateUp Washington – Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grants

A program to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Up to $5 million in funds are provided through the Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund and administered by the State Department of Commerce.

Washington County – Small Business Economic Assistance Grant

Washington County has teamed with MESO to fund a $300,000 ($3,000 per award) grant pool for small businesses . Applications open 4/15, Due by 5pm 4/16. 

Business Resources:

Barran Liebman – Employment and Labor Law Alerts

Interpretations and guidance on COVID-19 related employment laws.

StartUp Washington – Small Business Crisis Planner

Step by step guide to planning and responding to crisis as a business owner including recovery planning.

Protect Our Doctors – Tools to Help Private Practice Physicians

A collection of financial, HR, and operational resources specific to medical practices.

Rebound and Recovery – Business Toolkit for Re-opening in Washington

A collection of resources and suggestions for businesses re-opening in Washington. 

State & County Resources:

Washington Government – Proclamation 20-25

Governor’s Stay Home – Stay Healthy order

Washington Department of Revenue – Business Relief

State department resources to “help businesses stay in business”

Clark County CREDC – Economic Impact Survey

County economic development organization’s impact survey for Clark Co businesses

Clark County Assessor – Real Property Tax Assistance 

Two programs to defer April 30 tax payment

Clark County Utilities  – Utilities Assistance Line 

No disconnections and assistance programs available online or by phone 24/7 at 360-992-300

Vancouver Water Bureau  – Assistance Line

Call 360-487-7999 or email us at utilitiescs@cityofvancouver.us for assistance with utility payments

State of Washington  – Current Washington Safe Start County Status

The latest on Washington's current steps in the "Safe Start" plan. 

State of Washington –  Washington Essential Business Guidance

For counties granted variance to move to Phase 2, restaurant operations may resume with limitations after meeting specific criteria, effective May 11, 2020.

State of Washington – Dine-In Restaurants and Taverns (May 11th)

Guidance for dine-in restaurants and taverns for Phase Two of Washington Safe Start. 

State of Washington – In-Store Retail (May 12th)

Guidance for in-store retail for Phase Two of Washington Safe Start. 

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