grant opportunities


COO Learning Community Consultants RFA: Now Open!

Communities of Opportunity (COO) is now accepting applications for consultants to help develop and facilitate the COO Learning Community — a community-led sharing and learning platform. The Learning Community consultants will develop and facilitate a series of activities: workshops, clinics, speaker series, learning circles, and training and coaching sessions. These capacity building and learning activities will enable and empower people to enhance, reflect, and share knowledge and apply learning to create greater equity through health, economic opportunity, affordable housing, and community connections.

This RFA seeks six (6) consultants for the following:

·    Capacity Building – One (1) consultant will be selected

·    Event Planning/ Administrator – One (1) consultant will be selected

·    Learning Circle Lead(s) – Up to four (4) consultants will be selected

More information available here. Applications are due by Wednesday, September 19th by 2pm.


Lodging Tax Grant

The City of Kent has a grant opportunity designed to fund the marketing, operation and promotion of activities, events or projects that promote Kent as a business or leisure destination, such as:

  • Advertising, publicizing, or distributing information to attract and welcome business and/or leisure travelers

  • Developing strategies to expand business/leisure travel or promotion

  • Operations and capital expenditures of tourism-related facilities owned or operated by a municipality or public facilities district

  • Funding the marketing of, or the operation of special projects, events, or conferences designed to attract business/leisure travelers.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018

Prenatal Support Services RFP

Best Starts is seeking proposals from organizations that have experience providing prenatal education, prenatal support services, policy, and health systems reform and advocacy. This RFP will prioritize a service focus on the African American, Native American, and Pacific Islander communities. Applications due October 3 by 11:59pm. Read more and download the RFP.


Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Services RFP

Best Starts is seeking proposals from organizations that have expertise in providing maternal child health and perinatal peer support direct services. This RFP will prioritize a service focus on the African American, Native American, and Pacific Islander communities and geographically rural, low-income communities, and families. Applications due October 3 by 11:59pm. Read more and download the RFP.

Tiny Cultural Space RFP

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture invites local cultural and community organizations to submit proposals for a new (tiny) cultural structure. Whether you have your own site on which to build or are interested in building on a city-owned surplus property, the structure itself will belong to the community group or cultural organization outright.

The selected project will be designed and built by the award-winning nonprofit design/build studio Sawhorse Revolution, an organization that teaches teens carpentry and architecture through inspiring community projects. The Tiny Cultural Space will be a project of Sawhorse Revolution’s all-womxn design / build program, a process that will involve the organization chosen through this Request for Proposals and high school youth. Design mentors from Olson Kundig and LMN Architects will facilitate the process of a youth-designed tiny cultural space with the selected organization, which will be built by youth under the tutelage of professional carpenters.

More info can be found here and proposals must be submitted by 11:59pm on October 14, 2018.



(HKCC and PARTNER organizations)

City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability & Environment: Program Support Specialist (Food Policy & Programs)

Seattle Globalist: Education Manager (PT)

International Community Health Services: Director of Health Services and Community Partnerships

HealthPoint: Patient Engagement Coordinator

Neighborcare Health: School-based Health Center Coordinator

Sound Generations: Program Coordinator - East African Elders

Neighborhood House: Aging and Disability Medicaid Manager

MultiCare: Health Educator (PT - Tacoma)

Catholic Community Services - African American Elders Program Care Coordinator

Washington Health Benefit Exchange: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

Foundation for Healthier Generations: Senior Director of Community Based Health

YWCA - BABES Network: HIV+Peer Advocate Program Manager (PT)

OneAmerica: Senior Political Manager, Senior Communications Manager, and Youth Organizer, South King County


Other positions may be viewed on LinkedIn

Organization positions are posted for a 3-week interval unless extended posting is requested.

Other Opportunities

Cascade Bicycle Club: Advocacy Leadership Institute

Tilth Alliance: Board of Directors

Communities of Opportunity: Governance Group

Volunteer Opportunity: Mobile Food Pantry with Food Lifeline