Pierce County CARES Business Relief Programs 

Applications due by October 20 for the next round of funding.

Commercial Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Commercial Rent & Mortgage Assistance – Get Three Months Paid

  • Apply for a grant if your business has been impacted by Washington’s Safe Start reopening plan

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Forgivable Loans - Working Capital to Help to You Stay in Business and Retain Employees

  • Small Business Relief Loan with Loan Forgiveness
  • Apply for a loan of $5,000 if your business has 1-5 Full-Time Equivalent Employees (FTEs); 6-20 FTEs apply for $1,000 per FTE employee up to $20,000
  • Apply for loan forgiveness based on your workplace safety practices
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Offset Costs for COVID-19 Safety Related Business Expenses

  • Apply for a grant to get reimbursed for up to 50% of expenses related to implementing safe start practices
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Restaurant Rally to Help Full-Service Restaurants Stay Open and Retain Jobs

Full-service restaurants should apply by October 23, 2020. The Restaurant Rally promotion will run from November 8-19, excluding Friday and Saturday. During the promotion, participating restaurants will:

  • Offer a 30% discount for dine in patrons, excluding alcohol
  • Receive a reimbursement at 50% of gross sales, excluding alcohol

Free PPE to Protect Employees and Customers

  • Request disposable, non-surgical masks and a no-touch infrared forehead thermometer