City Of SeaTac

The City of SeaTac incorporated on February 28, 1990. The City is approximately 10 square miles located halfway between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma with a population of about 25,000. Sea-Tac International Airport is located entirely within the city boundaries. The City of SeaTac operates under the Council-Manager form of government consisting of seven elected Councilmembers and a professional City Manager hired by the City Council.

The SeaTac City Council authorized the use of $350,000 of its federal CARES Act funds to administer an Emergency Relief Grant Program  to help businesses recover. Application window is Tuesday, September 1 at 12 PM (noon) through Friday, September 25 at 4 PM.

*Upcoming deadline: September 25th, 2020*

Assisting small businesses experiencing business interruptions due to COVID-19

About the Grant

The City of SeaTac is committed to its small business community and a successful recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. The SeaTac City Council authorized the use of $350,000 of its federal CARES Act funds to administer an Emergency Relief Grant Program  to help businesses recover.

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at the secure Evergreen Business Capital Grant Application Portal

Application window is Tuesday, September 1 at 12 PM (noon) through Friday, September 25 at 4 PM

 

Phase II Program Details

  • Grant awards are $2,500 per eligible business
  • To remain impartial, the grant program will be administered by Evergreen Business Capital, a third-party Community Development Finance Institution, which will manage the application intake, evaluation, selection and grant dispersal
  • If awarded, grant recipients must submit a W-9
  • Grant funds may be taxable income; please consult with your financial advisor for guidance. A 1099 will be issued to grant recipients as required by the IRS no later than January 2021

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • Have no more than 15 full-time employees pre-COVID-19, January 1, 2020
  • Have been in business for at least two years as of June 30, 2020
  • Have gross revenues of $1.5 million or less per year
  • Experienced loss of revenue due to COVID-19 related business closures or interruptions
  • Domiciled in SeaTac with a physical SeaTac business address & possess a SeaTac Business License as of March 1, 2020
  • Be current on all city business licensing, and not delinquent in payment of taxes or fees owned to the City of SeaTac as of December 31, 2019
  • If closed due government mandates, intend to reopen when allowed under Washington’s Safe Start plan and other government mandates
  • Home occupation businesses operated from the owner’s primary residence may qualify if the residence is physically located in SeaTac city limits and the business must be the primary source of income for the owner, although priority will be given to “brick and mortar” businesses serving the broader public
  • Must be engaged in a type of business eligible to receive funding by the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Must be a for-profit business negatively impacted by COVID-19
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