Lacey Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Can Apply for Emergency Grants

Submitted by City of Lacey

The Thurston EDC’s Center for Business & Innovation is accepting applications for an emergency grant program established by the City of Lacey to assist small, locally owned businesses that have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-19. Grants can be made for up to $10,000.

To apply, businesses must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a City of Lacey business license and physical location in Lacey on or before March 1, 2020.
  • Have no more than 25 full-time-equivalent employees (priority given to businesses with 10 or fewer full-time-equivalent employees).
  • Engage in a type of business eligible to receive funding by the US Small Business Administration.
  • Ability to demonstrate loss of income due to COVID-19
  • Ability to prove they have been previously profitable with financial statements or tax returns.

Interested Lacey businesses can get more information on the emergency grants by visiting or emailing

Lacey City Council allocated $500,000 from the City of Lacey’s Strategic Economic Investment Fund for economic recovery response to the impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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