Funding & Support
This page serves as a central landing spot for resources and support to address the impacts of COVID-19.
COVID-19 testing sites in King County (updated April 1st, 2020)
Pandemic Community Advisory Group – As a member of the PCAG, HDC staff collects and shares information on COVID-19 response in the Affordable Housing sector and serves in an advisory capacity for the COVID-19 Response Fund hosted by the Seattle Foundation.
- Wednesday 4/8 at 10 am (weekly) – WLIHA, Statewide COVID-19 Housing & Homelessness Calls
- Monday, 4/13 at 11:30 am (weekly) – National Low Income Housing Coalition, National Call on Coronavirus & Homelessness/Housing
COVID-19 Response Funding
- Paycheck Protection Program- up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet. More information on how to apply here.
- LISC Rapid Relief Resilience Fund- Support for small businesses and community organizations. More information here.
- Emergency Action for Resident & Partner Stability– Enterprise Community Partners is offering nonprofit partners a broad range of support. More information here.
- Capitol Hill Housing COVID-19 Resilience Fund – More information here.
- Habitat for Humanity Seattle King County COVID-19 Resilience Fund– More information here.
- WAFd Bank is offering temporary relief to small businesses through its business lifeline loan program. Loan criteria/more information can be found on the WAFd Business Lifeline website.
- Seattle Foundation’s Covid Response Fund is administering grants for operational support to community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and non-profits serving priority populations. To elevate the work your organization is doing contact: [email protected]
- Social Justice Fund is launching an emergency fund to support Social Justice Fund grantees working to respond to the crisis. Grants are $3,000 and can support a variety of strategies to meet community needs and support mutual aid.
- King County C-19 Community Response Fund – Grants up to $25,000 will be awarded to community-based organizations and other stakeholders serving impacted communities. The Office of Equity and Social Justice will prioritize funding to partners working with communities at the highest risk of immediate and long term negative health, social and economic impacts, with an emphasis on communities located near isolation, quarantine and recovery sites.
- King County – Anti-Hate & Bias Response Fund – King County will invest $50,000 in organizations that can develop community-centered public messaging in response to bias and hate incidences, with priority to Asian Pacific Islander communities. Funded organizations must agree to participate in regular, online meetings and to a series of message development, outreach and reporting activities that can help inform immediate and future anti-hate and bias policies at King County.
City Specific Resources
- Healthcare Support
- Food Support
- Utility Bills Support
- Worker/Artist Support
- Small Business/Nonprofit Support
- Home Education Support
If you’re aware of a resource that you don’t see included here, please reach out to Emma