CALL FOR PROJECTS FOR DEFENSE COMMUNITY COMPATIBILITY
The WA Department of Commerce (COM) has announced a call for projects to draw from the State's new Defense Compatibility Account. According to the COM website, the account was...
Enacted in the 2019 legislative session, Substitute Senate Bill 5748 creates the Defense Community Compatibility Account (DCCA) to support necessary infrastructure near Washington military installations. The purpose of the account is to provide funds for compatible development projects that affect the economy, environment, or quality of life opportunities for local communities (located near military installations in the state). A factsheet on the program is available.
The grant application window opens September 3 through November 1, 2019 and the Q & A period extends from September 3 to September 27, 2019.
For more information about the grant program including eligibility, match requirements, evaluation criteria, and sample projects, go to the program webpage at: https://www.commerce.wa.gov/serving-communities/growth-management/growth-management-topics/defense-community-compatibility-account/