Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund       http://hanfordfund.com

Grant Program

The Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund has a grant program for public agencies to serve as a catalyst for private capital investment and new job creation.  Eligible projects are those that focus on creating primary jobs and that encourage new development and business expansion that diversify the economy in Benton and Franklin Counties.

Grant applications may be accepted up to twice per year from the following entities in Benton and Franklin Counties. 

  • Counties
  • Cities
  • Towns
  • Port Districts
  • Special Purpose Districts (e.g., public utility districts)
  • Municipal corporation and quasi-municipal corporations with economic development purposes.


2018 Awards

  • Port of Kennewick & City of Kennewick
  • Port of Benton