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BOEF Past Recipients

2020 Recipients

9-month contract extension from April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Amount Funded
Partner Information

Communities of Focus

Ethnic Chambers of Commerce Coalition $280,000.00 
  • Business Impact Northwest
  • Chinese Information Service Center
  • Eritrean Community in Seattle and Vicinity
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • OneAmerica
  • African American
  • Asian
  • East African
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
  • Pacific Islander
Hand in Hand $50,000.00

  • Seattle Domestic Employers and their Allies
Latino Community Fund $142,000.00
  • Beacon Business Alliance
  • South Park Retail Merchants Association (SPRM)
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
Ventures

$100,000.00

  • Pike Place Market PDA
  • Seattle Good Business Network
  • Urban Impact 
  • Wayfind
  • Asian 
  • African American 
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Pacific Islander
Total Amount Funded $572,000.00

 

Contact Information

2018 - 2020 Recipients

24-month contract period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020

Amount FundedPartner Information

Communities of Focus

Ethnic Business Coalition $137,795.00

  • African American
  • Asian
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Pacific Islander
Ethnic Chambers of Commerce Coalition

$565,960.00

  • Business Impact Northwest
  • Eritrean Community in Seattle and Vicinity
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • African American
  • Asian
  • East African
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
  • Pacific Islander
Latino Community Fund $282,966.00
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • South Park Retail Merchants Association (SPRM)
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
Seattle Business Education Hub $164,050.00
  • Eritrean Community Connection
  • Somali Community Services of Seattle
  • East African
  • Immigrant and Refugees
Ventures $111,434.00
  • Pike Place Market PDA
  • Seattle Good Business Network
  • Urban Impact
  • Wayfind
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Small businesses owned by people with incomesat or below 80% of the HUD area median income
  • Women
Total Amount Funded $1,262,205.00

 

2017 Recipients

12-month contract period from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Amount Funded
Partner Information

Communities of Focus
Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce (SMCC)

$90,000.00

  • Ethnic Business Coalition
  • Tabor 100
  • African American
  • Asian
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Pacific Islander
Latino Community Fund $100,000.00
  • Beacon Business Alliance
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • South Park Retail Merchants Association (SPRM)
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
Ethnic Chambers of Commerce Coalition $285,000.00
  • Business Impact Northwest
  • Chinese Information Service Center
  • Eritrean Community in Seattle and Vicinity
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • OneAmerica
  • African American
  • Asian
  • East African
  • Immigrant and Refugees
  • Latinx
  • Pacific Islander
Total Amount Funded $475,000.00

 

Contact Information

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