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OED Seeks Firm to Research Equity in Seattle’s Cannabis Industry

We are continually working to build an inclusive economy in Seattle, where people across the city, particularly those from historically excluded communities, have access to career paths and business ownership opportunities. This is important for long-standing industries, as well as newer industries like the cannabis industry. We’re using the Request… [ Keep reading ]

Help us relaunch “The Mixer” program to help creative industry small businesses

We’re excited to bring back “The Mixer” program to help small businesses in the creative economy. Through the Request for Qualifications process, we’re looking for a production consultant or producing firm team to help us relaunch this program in 2024. The contract runs through December 2024 and is budgeted for… [ Keep reading ]

Help OED update our Creative Economy research

Seattle’s creative industry—including the arts, film, and music—is part of what makes our region unique. The industry includes more than 60 different occupations that represent 250,000 jobs in the metro area. To help us better understand how this industry has grown and changed in the last five years, we’re updating… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Economic Development Accepting Applications for Only in Seattle Initiative  

Through a Request for Proposals (RFP) process, OED is investing $1.2 million in the Only in Seattle Initiative to support community driven economic development projects with a focus on racial equity and social justice. Neighborhood-based nonprofit organizations who support local small businesses and communities can apply for grants up to $200,000 to fund projects that help build community partnerships, provide resources to local businesses and strengthen neighborhoods throughout Seattle.

Mayor Jenny Durkan Announces Recipients of the Neighborhood Economic Recovery Grants

Mayor Durkan and the Seattle Office of Economic Development announce the grant recipients of the Neighborhood Economic Recovery Fund.  

More than $1.2 Million to be Invested in Neighborhood Economic Recovery

Applications are open for awards up to $100,000 through the new Neighborhood Economic Recovery Fund for community-led projects to reignite the local economy. Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) announced the Neighborhood Economic Recovery Fund, which will support community-led strategies such as public and commercial space activation, digital equity, outreach and other economic recovery projects to respond to the specific economic… [ Keep reading ]