Business Accelerator Grants

About the Program

  • Business Accelerator grants are intended to support businesses owned and operated by individuals who are Black, Indigenous and/or Hispanic/Latino.
  • Grant requests must have an identified need to purchase tools and equipment that will enhance your businesses profitability, market edge, or sustainability.
  • The typical award is expected to be $5,000 and may not exceed $10,000.
  • Funding is currently available in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan counties.

How to apply

  • Fill out the online application here: Business Accelerator Grant Applicationen español
  • All grant applications will be reviewed by a committee staffed by NWC.
  • This committee will formally respond to you within two weeks of receipt with notice of acceptance, denial, or a request for additional information.

We look forward to working with you!

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