Small Business Technical Assistance


Our SBTA program brings access to resources and support to small businesses in Federal Way in response to Covid-19. This program runs as a small-site service centre that enables small business owners to determine eligibility and apply for funding through the Department of Commerce.


By setting up an appointment and signing up to our Small Business Support List, you will have full access to our SBTA toolkit as well as the opportunity to connect with other founders and gain personal assistance according to your business needs. The toolkit equips business owners with the tools and support that they need to be able to apply for economic relief packages as well as educational resources that will enable them to strengthen their foundations, enhance their strategies and build their network. 

In taking part of this program, you will have access to: 

  • Eligibility to apply for funds through Department of Commerce

  • Small Business Grant Application Support from FWBC

  • SBTA toolkit

  • SBTA network


SBTA Program is a FW Black Collective initiative run in partnership with the Kent Chamber of Commerce.

Working Washington Grant program

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced $100 million in funding for Round 3 of the Working Washington Small Business grants.


Small businesses can apply for up to $20,000 in emergency funding, and priority will be given to applications received by Dec. 10, 2020.

This grant covers:

  • Expenses or costs incurred due to COVID-19 and that were necessary to continue business operations.