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Washington State Dept. of Commerce
Commerce Community Capital Facilities

CLOSED  Deadline  12/1/2021
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Description  [hide this]

This competitive funding round is for capital projects that establish or expand capacity for Early Childhood Education and Assistance (ECEAP) and Working Connections Child Care (WCCC) program services.

Live technical assistance to answer questions you may have about the application process is available from ELF program staff until November 17, 2021. After November 17th, applicants will need to refer to materials posted to our webpage for technical assistance.

Pre-application responses must be received by Noon on November 16, 2021.  As well if ELF program staff contact you regarding your responses to the pre-application questions and you do not respond back to the outreach, by the deadline, you will not be eligible to complete an application.

A complete application must be received by 5:00 pm on December 1, 2021.  

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Requirements  [hide this]

For further guidance regarding this application, please see our Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and Program Guidelines. The most up to date information may be found on the Community Capital Facilities - Early Learning Facilities webpage.

USD$ 0.00 requested
Application Status: Not Submitted

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Project Name is required.

  • Usually the project name is the name of the facility where the award will be used plus a few words to indicate what the funds will be used for, for example, Tiny Tots - Acquistion and Facility Expansion. If there is no facility name at time of application, please use a short name for your project that will help us identify who and what the funding is for. 

Amount Requested is required.

  • When entering an amount, this is where applicants indicate the grant amout being requested. Please refer to the NOFO for the maximum available award amount for each funding category.  Do not submit more in the Amount Requested field than is available for the funding category you are applying for.

Total Capital Project Costs is required.

  • When entering an amount, this field is where appli­cants indicate the total cost for real property acquisition and construction of the early learning facility. This total should include all other capital costs in order to bring the early learning facility to completion. 

Applicant Information is required.

  • When entering Applicant Information, please provide the Project Manager contact information as the main contact for this application.
  • When entering Organization Information, this is information for the applicant.  If another entity is completing this application on behalf of the applicant, use the applicant's information.
  • Providing the Executive Director or Chief Operating Officer contact information is required.  This individual will be included on all communications for this application.
  • If more than the Project Manager and ED/CEO should be included on communications about this application, enter those contact email addresses on the Application Summary page under Additional Contacts.


Project Name
Amount Requested
Total Capital Project Costs

Applicant Information

First Name
Last Name
Organization Information
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