Apply to the Small Business Stabilization Fund by 11/14

The city of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development has announced that they are extending the application deadline for the Small Business Stabilization Fund until November 14 at 11:59 p.m. In addition, the City of Seattle added $2 million to the Stabilization Fund to support small businesses and organizations impacted by the new vaccination verification requirement. Eligible small businesses and organizations that are required to enforce this policy will receive additional funding of up to $1,000. 

Key information for this new round:  

  • The Fund will provide $5,000, $10,000 and $20,000 grants. 
  • Small businesses with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees can apply. 
  • Businesses who received a Stabilization Fund in past rounds can apply. 
  • Eligible sectors for the new vaccination verification funding include restaurants, performing arts and cultural institutions, nightlife spaces, and extracurricular/recreational indoor activity spaces (such as bowling alleys, gyms, gaming facilities, etc.).  

Please note that eligible applicants will not be required to submit a separate application to access this additional vaccination verification funding. Applicants who already submitted their Stabilization Fund application do not need to reapply.  Apply here.

If you need assistance to complete the online application, language access services, accommodations or accessibility information, please contact the city’s Office of Economic Development at 206-684-8090 or