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Economic & Workforce Development
Snohomish County has allocated approximately $30.5 million of its ARPA allocation to initiatives that support economic and workforce development. The goal of this funding is to support arts and culture organizations and small businesses financially impacted by COVID-19, connect un- and under-employed residents with living-wage jobs while supporting employers, and expand access to high-quality broadband for residents without equitable access.
Open Funding Opportunities
Grant Application: Arts and Culture Recovery Grants
Deadline for submissions 4 p.m. on April 14, 2023
Snohomish County is accepting applications for $1.6 million Arts and Culture Recovery Grants, which will be funded by the County’s federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocation. The goal of these grants is to provide relief to arts and culture organizations and businesses impacted by the pandemic. Two types of grants are available:
- Nonprofit Recovery Grants – Eligible organizations with a minimum pandemic revenue loss of $2,000 may be awarded up to $30,000. A total of $1 million will be awarded for this grant.
- Festivals and Events Recovery Grants – Events characterized as having an operating budget over $100,000 and a pandemic revenue loss of at least $2,000 may be awarded amounts up to $60,000. A total of $600,000 will be awarded for this grant.
The County strongly recommends that interested organizations attend the upcoming technical assistance workshop with Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and ORR staff.
Technical Assistance Workshop
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Meeting ID: 849 5921 7744
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Interested organizations can find the grant application here. Please only submit your application via the online digital platform.
For questions and technical assistance related to this grant, please contact us at: SnohomishCounty.Recovers@snoco.org.
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