The City of Snoqualmie announced on June 1st that the application process has opened for Snoqualmie small businesses and community organizations to request emergency funding through the City’s COVID-19 Snoqualmie Rapid Relief Program.
The emergency program will provide working capital grants – in amounts generally limited from $1,000 up to $10,000 – to small, locally-owned businesses, social service agencies, and community organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis that meet specific criteria outlined in the application.
The city will partner with the SnoValley Chamber of Commerce to help administer the process.
According to the news release, “There will be limited consideration given for grants greater than $10,000 for those that play a significant role in the broader cultural, retail, and economic vitality of Snoqualmie.”
To qualify, businesses must be located within Snoqualmie city limits. Applicants that are nonprofit corporations or community organizations must be located within Snoqualmie city limits or – if not – must provide essential human/social services to Snoqualmie residents or play a significant economic, social, or cultural role for Snoqualmie.
The program funding comes from City of Snoqualmie funds and reimbursements from the State of Washington using Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act available to support local recovery efforts from the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Both the application and worksheet need to be completed and submitted no later than June 8th at 5PM to the SnoValley Chamber of Commerce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications and the worksheet can be provided in languages other than English upon request to email@example.com.