CDBG Small Business Stabilization Grant

Application for Small Business Stabilization Grant

The City of Anacortes has developed an emergency relief package for small businesses in jeopardy as a result of COVID-19 public safety measures. 

This program is funded through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant Program.  Certain eligibility criteria must be met in order to be eligible for this funding source.  Please review the instructions for eligibility.

Eligibility for the award will be based on FTE job retention of 51% of the employees with an employee income of 80% or less of the area median income (current AMI - $43,900 for a single employee (family of 1) – see attached income limits for reference)

Businesses that have been open since 2020 and employ a maximum of 30 employees are encouraged to apply for this funding. IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED FUNDING FOR YOUR BUSINESS, YOU MAY STILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS FUNDING. ALL PREVIOUS FUNDING MUST BE DISCLOSED.

The deadline to apply has been extended to February 12, 2021. If you have questions, please contact Don Measamer at 360-299-1942 or Joann Stewart at 360-503-9041.

PLEASE REVIEW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND THE EMPLOYER - EMPLOYEE CERTIFICATES FOR SUBMITTAL. The preferred method for application submittal is electronic to Joann Stewart at If unable to submit electronically, you may submit applications via USPS (attn: Joann Stewart, Planning Department, P.O. Box 547, Anacortes, WA 98221) or place application and supporting documents in an envelope addressed to Joann Stewart and drop in the box (yellow lid) at the 5th Street entrance to city hall)

Instructions II


Employer - Employee Certification