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The Small Business Stabilization Fund is OPEN!

አማርኛ | 繁體中文 | 한국인 | Soomaali | Español | ไทย | Tiếng Việt We are excited to announce that the Small Business Stabilization Fund is accepting applications starting today, October 19, 2021. The deadline for applications is November 14 at 11:59 p.m. The application is available in eight languages at The Seattle Office of Economic Development is investing an additional… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Reaches $10 Million Milestone in Small Business Investment

The Seattle Office of Economic Development awarded over $10 million in Small Business Stabilization Fund grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 The Office of Economic Development (OED) recently awarded an additional 356 businesses $10,000 grants from the Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF), reaching a significant investment milestone of over… [ Keep reading ]

Small Business Update Webinar: January 14, 2021

Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is committed to supporting small businesses as we work together to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. Highlights of our January 14 webinar session include: Below are links from the January 14 webinar (please note, you must register for the webinar in order to… [ Keep reading ]

#SupportSeattleSmallBiz Spotlight: Jackie Christian’s Six17 Salon Serves an Untapped Market in the Seattle Hair Care Industry

This week’s #SupportSeattleSmallBiz blog celebrates a successful Black-owned business in Seattle: Six17 Salon, which is owned by Jackie Christian. With over 20 years of experience in the hair industry, Jackie moved to Seattle less than two years ago and has successfully built a local clientele of “more than 300 women and a few men” all of whom “want natural hair[care].” Jackie has been involved with and committed to the… [ Keep reading ]

City Awards an Additional 143 Grants from Small Business Stabilization Fund

The Office of Economic Development (OED) awarded an additional 143 businesses $10,000 grants from the second round of the Stabilization Fund. In March of 2020, OED quickly launched the Stabilization Fund to allocate $2.5 million in emergency funding to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. OED received over 9,000 applications and. because the need is significantly greater than the available resources, OED did not re-open the… [ Keep reading ]

#SupportSeattleSmallBiz Spotlight: ‘Support the ID’ Virtual Community & Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Since 1977, the United States has observed May as Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. May was originally chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese individuals and families to the United States, and the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. As our country observes Asian Pacific Islander… [ Keep reading ]

Resources Roundup: 4/15/20

The City of Seattle is committed to keeping you updated through these challenging and unprecedented times. In this weekly blog, we’ll provide you with news and information about resources available and policies from the City of Seattle, the State of Washington, the federal government, and our philanthropic partners. Latest news… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Announces Initial 250 Grantees of the Small Business Stabilization Fund

“At the City, we’re doing everything we can locally to support our small businesses and workers during this unprecedented moment in history. Working together in the early days of this crisis, we quickly created this $2.5 million Small Business Stabilization Fund, which has become a model for cities across our… [ Keep reading ]