Washington CARES Act Information


Updated 3/25/2022


Washington’s Round 2 CARES Act relief is not yet available.


Washington’s “Round 2” spend plan was approved on 11/01/2021. The Commission is currently drafting applications. It is anticipated that “Round 2” applications will become available in the second quarter of 2022.


Additional guidance will become available once applications have been finalized and approved by WDFW staff. 


For more information regarding Washington’s Round 1 or Round 2 spend plans, please contact the WDFW at: CARESfisheries@dfw.wa.gov


Please, if not already doing so, continue to monitor our website for updates. This will be our primary source for publicizing information and updates.


Washington’s Round 2 Spend Plan – November 1st, 2021