City of West Richland’s Mayor and City Council have designated $300,000 for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, providing local businesses grant assistance, with no repayment requirements.
These local business grants will be administered by the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC), and applications for grant funding will be open from Monday, August 24 through Wednesday, September 16.
West Richland businesses and non-profits of all sizes are eligible to apply for funding to cover expenses paid or due on March 27, 2020, through October 31, 2020.
Available Grant Amount:
Grant Application Period:
The business must:
These funds are only to be used for the following business operation costs incurred on or after March 27, 2020 through October 31. In addition, the expense must be necessary; connected to; and would not exist without; the COVID-19 pandemic.
If I have a question regarding the application, who should I contact?
TRIDEC is administering the grants. Please email your questions regarding applications to WRCares@tridec.org and they will respond.
How many awards will be available?
It is anticipated that 85 or more applications will be received for this grant program. There are enough funds for approximately 50 to 60 grant awards.
When does the application close?
Are these grant funds considered taxable income?