Snohomish County Small Business (R3) Grant

Snohomish County

U.S. CITIzens and residents
Snohomish County
Coming Soon
June 26, 2020

The Snohomish County Small Business Relief, Recovery, and Resiliency (R3) Program has four main goals: 1. Help small businesses keep their doors open 2. Protect local jobs threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic 3. Support community recovery 4. Increase the resiliency of local businesses in our community


Snohomish County anticipates awarding eligible small businesses with a one-time cash grant of up to $25,000 through the grant’s administrative entity, Workforce Snohomish. Small businesses can follow the simple online application process to apply for a grant of $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, $20,000 or $25,000 based on justifiable need and business resiliency.

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To be eligible for R3, a small business must meet the following criteria:

  • Business has at least a 25% drop in revenue directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Business has 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees (FTE) including the business owner/worker; employee count shall be based on number of FTE as of 1/1/2020
  • Business is licensed to do business in the State of Washington
  • Business has been in operation for at least one year in Snohomish County (at time of application)
  • Business is not facing any pending litigation or legal action
  • Business is not suspended or debarred from the use of federal funds
  • Business is physically located in Snohomish County
  • Business is not a franchise - unless that franchise is not a subsidiary of a larger corporation and is able to document that it is not a subsidiary
  • Business is not a chain (unless the majority of locations are located in Snohomish County)
  • Business is not restricted to patrons over the age of 18
  • Must be a for-profit business

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Please use the link below to apply now!

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To prepare for the application, Small Businesses should be ready to provide the following information:

  • Legal name of business
  • Unified Business Identifier (UBI)
  • Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number – Businesses can establish a DUNS Number through this link: Get a DUNS Number
  • Business address and date of establishment
  • Owner/applicant contact information
  • Industry sector
  • Number of employees in Snohomish County as of 1/1/2020
  • Number of employees in Snohomish County as of 5/1/2020
  • A brief description of the business and its products/services
  • A brief description of how the business has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including an estimate on the revenue impact
  • An estimate of how many jobs this grant will help the business hire and/or retain, a description for how the funds will help the business remain solvent, and a justification for the amount requested
  • A breakdown of funds requested based on the three categories listed above: Salaries and Benefits; Facilities; and Cost of Goods and General and Administrative Expenses
  • Council District of Snohomish County, based on business headquarters location:


For additional information please visit the Shohomish County Small Business (R3) Website

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