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Public Input sought on outcomes of supplemental Community Development Block Grant Funds

Community Development Block Grant

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 5, 2023—Snohomish County is the lead agency of the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium (Consortium) for receipt of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) entitlement grant funds. These federal grants fund efforts to expand economic opportunities, keep people in their homes, and provide services for unhoused […]

U.S. Secret Service returns $2.3 billion in pandemic related fraud

pandemic fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 27, 2022—On Friday the U.S. Secret Service announced the return of approximately $286 million in fraudulently obtained Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to the Small Business Administration (SBA). These recovered funds were generated by fraudulently submitted EIDL loan applications using fabricated or stolen employment and personal information.  Since 2020, the Secret Service […]

Inslee to direct $190 million of federal stimulus funding

Inslee to direct $190 million of federal stimulus funding to local governments By Penny Thomas | Department of Commerce | Republished by Lynnwood Times Olympia, Wash., Aug. 31, 2020 – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced nearly $190 million will be awarded from the state’s federal stimulus funding to local governments that did not receive direct […]

Snohomish County offering non-profit grants starting Sept 4

Snohomish County press release

By Snohomish County Government | Press Release | Republished by Lynnwood Times The application process will open on September 4, 2020 to award over $2 million in federal CARES Act funding SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., August 31, 2020 – Today, Snohomish County announced that it will be making more than $2 million available to non-profit organizations […]

Snohomish County awards local businesses $7.087M in second round of grant awards

Snohomish County press release

By Snohomish County Government | Press Release Editor’s Note: Added business sector breakdown and Snohomish County council member statements. Everett, Wash., July 14, 2020 – Today, Snohomish County announced grant awards for the second round of the Relief Recovery and Resiliency (R3) grant program. The R3 grant program is part of the county’s plan to […]

Salary Commission deadline extended and C3 awarded contract to disperse COVID relief

lynnwood city council

By Katrina Kukhar | Lynnwood Times Staff On July 6, the Lynnwood City Council held a short special business meeting to vote on extending the Salary Commission deadline to complete its analysis and awarding a contract to Communities of Color Coalition (C3), a non-profit organization, for the disbursement of $200,000 in relief funds to Lynnwood […]

Snohomish businesses receive $12.7M in much needed grant relief

Snohomish County press release

Over $12 million in CARES Act funding will be awarded By Snohomish County Government | Press Release Editors Note: Business sector breakdown and graphs were added by Lynnwood Times staff. EVERETT, Wash., June 25, 2020 – Today, Snohomish County announced grant awards for the Relief, Recovery and Resiliency (R3) and the First in Flight (F3) […]

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