Small Business Relief Grant – Clark County and City of Vancouver


Year-round Mercy Corps Northwest offers alternative loans, grants and small business education to business owners across the Pacific Northwest – spanning from Seattle to Portland. In partnership with Clark County and the City of Vancouver, we are launching a grant program to support small businesses with 5 or fewer employees who have been hard-hit by the impacts of COVID.

Applications for the grant will open on September 8 at 9 a.m. PST to September 25 at midnight (12:00 a.m.) PST. Grants will be awarded from a minimum of $2,500 to a maximum of $10,000.


English Application

Aplicación en Español

Заявление на русском языке

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Businesses located in Clark County
  2. Must be a microenterprise with 5 or fewer employees and/or owner(s)
  3. Owner’s household income must be at or below 80% AMI (area median income) in Clark County
  4. Applicant must have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  5. Must be a registered for-profit business through the state of Washington since December 31, 2019

What you need to apply

  • Applicant must have a business checking account to receive ACH grant funds
  • A copy of applicant’s ID
  • Proof of household’s income

Questions? Send them to [email protected] 


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