grant opportunities 

2017 Communities of Opportunity Systems and Policy Change Grant Opportunity

Seattle Foundation is accepting proposals from community-engaged or community-led groups on compelling ways to transform systems and policies. They are seeking applications from community-based organizations who want to build capacity to engage in systems and policy change. Additional details and the full RFP can be found here. Applications are due November 9, 2017 no later than 5pm. To learn more, please contact Aaron Robertson at or consider attending one of the following information sessions:

· Friday, October 13, 12:30 - 2 p.m. at the Kent Public Health Clinic, 25742 104th Ave SE, (at Kent Hill Plaza Shopping Center), Kent, WA 98030

· Monday, October 16, 5:30 -7 p.m. at the Tukwila Library, 14380 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98168

· Wednesday, October 18, 12:30 – 2 p.m. at the Shoreline Conference Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

Communities of Opportunity RFP

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will soon be release and they are expanding investments with funding available for (a) Institutions, systems and policy change; and (b) Community partnerships in geographic communities and in cultural communities.

Announcement for RFPs will be made through the Best Starts for Kids blog and in Funding Notices from King County. More information is also available on the COO website.

Requesting Proposals for Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home Visiting Programs

The King County Best Starts for Kids Request for Proposals for Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home Visiting Programs is now available here. This opportunity is specific to prenatal-to-five programming. Applications are due by November 2, 2017.

funding opportunitY for community based organizations

King County has also partnered with The Seattle Foundation to establish a Resilience Fund to support organizations that increase the protections and resilience of vulnerable residents. The County has contributed $350,000 to this fund to support immigrant and refugee communities. Details about the Resilience fund and the application can be found on The Seattle Foundation's website

NFL Foundation Grassroots Community Football Field Program Request for Proposals (RFP)

LISC is excited to announce the NFL Foundation Grassroots Community Football Field Program Request for Proposals (RFP). The NFL Grassroots Program is a partnership of the National Football League, which provides funding for the Program, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which provides technical assistance and manages the program. 

The goal of the Program is to provide non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program provides grants of up to $250, 000 for capital improvement projects. 

The application deadline is October 16, 2017. Please direct questions about this opportunity to Beverly Smith, LISC Sports and Recreation Senior Program Director, at BSmith@lisc.orgDownload the NFL Grassroots RFP here

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(HKCC and PARTNER organizations)

University of Washington: Data Collectors

APICAT: Asian American and Pacific Islander Youth Prevention Education Project

WA Department of Health Marijuana Prevention and Education Program: Health Services Consultant 3 – Health Equity Consultant

Global to Local: Community Health Worker I and Director of Programs

Group Health Community Foundation: Director of Finance and Administration and Senior Accountant

Puget Sound Sage: Executive Director

FEEST: Organizing Director

King County Public Health: Administrator III-CDIP and other open positions

Other Opportunities

Puget Sound Regional Council: Transportation and Growth Management Policy Boards
Non-voting Member