grant opportunities


2018 Regional Food System Grant Application

The King Conservation District Regional Food System Grant Program was initiated to provide a catalyst for making local food production more ecologically and economically sustainable. The program funds projects that contribute to the economic viability of local farmers, encourage new farmers, expand acreage in food production, improve food access, and increase demand for King County farm products.

Pre-Proposals for 2018 are due by 4:00 PM on April 23rd. The maximum award is $100,000. Requests for Full-Proposals are due June 21, 2018. Recipients will be announced October 9, 2018. More info can be found here.


Latino Center for Health Small Grants Program Request for Applications - February 2018

The Latino Center for Health (LCH) at the University of Washington provides leadership
to promote the health and well-being of Latinos in Washington State, regionally and
nationally, across the lifespan. LCH is pleased to announce the availability of small research grants to support collaboration between academic investigators and Latino communities or community based
organizations. Successful applicants will include both an academic investigator and a community partner.

To be considered for this award, we request that you first submit a letter of intent (LOI).
This letter may be submitted by either the researcher or the community organization.
Full applications must be received by April 30, 2018. View detailed information here.


Farmers Market Promotion Program

The purpose of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) is to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion of, domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. The 2018 FMPP application period closes on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More info can be found here.


Technology Matching Fund

The Technology Matching Fund provides funds for digital equity projects up to $50,000. City dollars are matched by the community's contribution of volunteer labor, materials, professional services, or cash. The deadline to apply is May 7, 2018 and more info can be found here.


AARP Washington 2018 Community Challenge Grant Program

AARP invites you to apply to the 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program for funding “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. Applications will be accepted from March 21 until May 16, 2018 at 5pm ET for small grants to improve housing, transportation, public spaces and other community elements. Last year, AARP funded 88 projects representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Visit to learn more and apply.


Best Starts for Kids Community-Designed Programs and Practices for Home-Based Services RFP

Best Starts is now accepting applications for community-designed programs and practices for prenatal to five home-based services. Home-Based Services are a type of relationship-based support provided to expecting parents, and parents of children birth to age 5, in the places where they live.

This RFP prioritizes community-based expertise—such as experience, knowledge, and local client data—and seeks to invest in prenatal-to-5 home-based services that are specifically designed for a focus community. Applications are due May 21. More info found here.


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(HKCC and PARTNER organizations)

Living Well Kent: Food Access Director

FEEST: Organizing Director

Somali Family Safety Task Force: Managing Director and Programs Coordinator

Public Health – Seattle & King County, Environmental Health Services Division:  Project/Program Manager IV - Community Toxics Science and Policy Section

Puget Sound Sage: Program Manager, Community Leadership Institute

City of Seattle, Human Service Department: Youth and Family Empowerment Planning Graduate Intern

University of Washington: Health Services or Epidemiology – Assistant or Associate Professor 

State of Washington: DSHS Program Manager-ALTSA

Children's Alliance: Early Learning Policy Specialist and Early Learning Coalition Manager

Mary's Place: Chief Programs Officer, Director of Equity & Training, and Housing Stability Specialist

Children’s Alliance: Oral Health Policy Associate



Other positions may be viewed on LinkedIn

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

Other Opportunities

Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute 2018 Application Period is Now Open - Apply through March 23 (Save $300 with early-bird deadline, March 9)