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2009 Grants: $85,000

Seattle Economic Development Association

(Grant restricted to the Express Credit Union program - $10,000)

The Express Credit Union seeks to be certified as a Low Income Credit Union and serve the underbanked citizens of King County.

Solid Ground

(Grant restricted to the Poverty Action program - $10,000.00)

Poverty Action is a diverse statewide network of people working to help our state understand how to eliminate the root causes of poverty in Washington and ensure a better future for everyone.

Opportunity Fund

(Grant restricted to the Teamworks Capital Fund program - $30,000))

Opportunity Fund advances the economic well-being of working people by helping them earn, save, and invest in their future.

Seattle Business Assistance Center


The Seattle Business Assistance Center (SBAC) provides small business consulting services, training and networking.

Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas


The CD Forum offers progressive programs that encourage thought and debate on the role of African-Americans in American culture.

Seattle Economic Development Association


SEDA is the administrative arm of Community Capital Development, a group of non-profits providing small business technical assistance and loans.

UW Business and Economic Development Center


Creating synergies for the benefit of all by connecting the University of Washington Business School community with a racially and ethnically diverse business and nonprofit community.