Microenterprise Emergency Grant

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Grants available to Kennewick’s small businesses.

Up to 29 grants of $10,000 each are available to eligible microenterprises operating in the City of Kennewick. Grants are funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, as allocated to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant program.

DEADLINEAdditional applications (to include home based businesses*) are being accepted  Tuesday, June 30th - Friday, July 3rd at 5pm.

* Home based businesses that previously applied need not reapply. Your application will be included.

  • For-profit business consisting of 5 or fewer employees, including the owner.
  • City of Kennewick business license for a commercial location, food-based vehicles and home based businesses operating within the city limits.
  • Have experienced a decrease in revenue as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • Have not received any other financial assistance in the form of grants, subsidized loans, insurance, or reimbursements.
  • In operation for 1 year or longer.
  • Valid Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number, business bank account to receive ACH funds, and business tax return and financial documentation