Washington CARES Act Information


Updated 3/30/2023


Washington’s Round 2 CARES Act relief has closed.


  • Applications became available at midnight (PST) on Friday, July 1st, 2022.

  • Applicants needed to submit their applications no later than 11:59 pm (PST) on Friday, October 14th, 2022.

  • Round 2 relief checks are anticipated to be disbursed late spring / early summer 2023.


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


Washington “Round 2” Spend Plan – July 1, 2022