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COVID-19 Grants/Funds Opportunity

Available Grants, Funds, and Loans

Below are a running list of financial resources available for small businesses. We will be updating the page frequently. If you know of any resources we missed, please email us at and we will provide updates accordingly.

For technical assistance and in-language support on grants, please email

For technical assistance and in-language support on SBA lending, please email or call 206-684-8090

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Comcast Rise Grant - $10,000

The Comcast RISE Investment Fund announced a second round of grants to provide $6 million additional dollars to hundreds of small businesses owned by people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners. 

From October 1 through October 14, eligible businesses in Seattle and select cities can apply for a $10,000 grant at A total of 100 grants in Seattle will be announced at the end of November 2021 and awarded in December 2021.


  • Established business operations for 3 or more years.
  • 25 or less full-time and part-time employees
  • at least 51% owned and operated by person of color
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COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program

The SBA Administrator announced enhancements to the COVID EIDL programMore than $150 billion in COVID EIDL funding is still available through the end of the year. Visit for more information about all COVID EIDL programs.

Key changes include the following:

  • Increasing the COVID EIDL cap - The SBA will lift the COVID EIDL cap from $500,000 to $2 million for any normal operating expenses and working capital.
  • Implementation of a deferred payment period - small business owners will not have to begin COVID EIDL repayment until two years after loan origination.
  • Establishment of a 30-day exclusivity window - for loans of $500,000 or less.
  • Expansion of eligible use of funds - eligible to prepay commercial debt and make payments on federal business debt.
  • Simplification of affiliation requirements - to model those of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. 

Visit the City of Seattle's small business grant page for more information