Business Recovery Assistance & Information

Pierce County is Open for Business.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we’re here to help businesses access the resources and information they need.

COVID-19 Business Resources

2021 American Rescue Plan Act

The Pierce County Small Business Innovation Matching Grant program helps small businesses located in unincorporated Pierce County move forward in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Pierce County Business Accelerator
The Pierce County Business Accelerator Program is currently at capacity, all cohorts are filled, and applications are currently closed. Join the waiting list to be contacted in the event additional funding is available for applications to re-open. Please note adding your contact information to the waitlist is not considered an application, nor formal acceptance into the program.

Pierce County Community Navigator Program
The Pierce County Community Navigator program is a partnership of Pierce County's Economic Development Department and seven community organizations to reach underserved small business owners in Pierce County, particularly those owned by BIPOC, women, veterans and people in rural communities. The Navigator outreach team meets with businesses in the communities they serve and assists them with access to business resources.

Resources for Employers/Employees

Washington Retail Association

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Washington State Department of Health 

Washington State

Washington State Department of Commerce 

  • SmartWA Dashboard to help small businesses reopen safely by providing real-time outlooks about public health, economic, and community conditions by county and industry.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Request PPE for Businesses

Pierce County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) helps essential service organizations get resources unavailable through standard commercial ordering, like: Personal protective equipment (PPE). Cleaning supplies. Other resources needed to operate or stop the spread of COVID-19.