Welcome to the Port of Columbia

The Port of Columbia’s mission is to maximize public resources and private investment to create jobs, provide infrastructure, and maintain and improve the economic vitality of Columbia County and its communities.

The Port of Columbia serves as the lead Economic Development Agency for Columbia County and offers assistance to all businesses in the county. We also coordinate with our neighboring counties on regional initiatives.

Port of Columbia eNewsletter:
August 2, 2022

Click here to view the Working Washington 5.0 Grant Program page

Click here to view Port Commission monthly meeting recordings.

Click here to view a Columbia County Tax Rate Chart through 2021 that shows the value of private business investment on lowering individual tax rates.

Regular Port Commission Meeting

Hybrid Format

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
at 5:00 pm at Port Office 

Click here for the meeting agenda
Click here to join the meeting via Zoom.

The Port Commission Meeting Schedule is listed here and on the Port Calendar here.

 

Recent News

Working Washington 5.0 Grant Program Opens August 17

The Washington State Department of Commerce, working in partnership with the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 5 and Convention Center Grant Programs. Commerce will post information and links to the application portals at commercegrants.com. Eligible for-profit and non-profit businesses, including tribal member-owned business operating on a reservation with a license issued by a ...
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Port of Columbia Awarded $2 Million Broadband Infrastructure Grant

DAYTON, WA - Port of Columbia staff, along with private partner Columbia iConnect, made a presentation to the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) on Thursday, July 14th in Olympia and left with a $2 million award. Acceptance of the $2 million grant is contingent upon the community providing $500,000 in matching funds. The Port applied for and received $20,000 from ...
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COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES

Visit the Port's COVID-19 page for business resources, including information on grants for Columbia County businesses.  Several grant funds have been combined to enable the broadest business support possible. This Business Resources document provides information for businesses trying to sort their way through the Coronavirus crisis.  New information includes guidance on forgivable expenses for your PPP loan as well as ...
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COVID-19 Grants and Business Resources

Please visit the Port's COVID-19 page for business resources and grant opportunities.