grant opportunities


Gender-based Violence Survivor Services RFP

The Human Services Department’s (HSD), Mayor’s Office on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (MODVSA) is seeking applications for Gender-based Violence Survivor Services: Advocacy, Shelter/Housing, and Therapeutic Services:

The purpose of this RFP is to establish a Seattle-based coordinated regional network of services under the umbrella of gender-based violence (GBV) for survivors of interpersonal violence including domestic violence (DV), sexual assault (SA), and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE). Service strategies included in this RFP are (1) mobile flexible advocacy, (2) shelter/ housing, and (3) therapeutic services. The activities funded through this RFP are intended to strengthen and enhance a coordinated network of GBV services and referral system for a seamless and culturally relevant regional response that intervenes in and prevents ongoing GBV.

Approximately $6,433,578 is available from City of Seattle's General Fund. The submission deadline for this funding opportunity is Friday, June 29, 2018 by 12:00pm (noon). More information about the funding opportunity can be found on HSD’s Funding Opportunities webpage.


EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator

The EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator is an intensive training and grant opportunity designed to challenge you to apply innovative, community-based solutions to help solve an urgent urban health problem.

Is there a problem in your community that has an attainable, sustainable solution for it? Once you’ve determined the problem you feel most passionate about solving, it’s time to roll up your sleeves. Our team will roll up our sleeves with you and you’ll have 6-8 weeks to build a plan, activate your team and implement your community project.

The top performing teams will be invited to present their projects to a panel of judges from the marketing, media and investment communities on October 16, 2018, as a part of the American Heart Association’s Empowered To Serve Summit in Baltimore, Maryland. Apply Online through June 30.


Vroom Community Connectors RFP

iThis Vroom Community Connectors RFP is a pilot project that will inform Best Starts for Kids in moving forward with additional opportunities. 

Best Starts will contract with Somali and Latino/Latina/LatinX community-based organizations. As they build community engagement for their Help Me Grow framework, they will use Vroom to engage with families and learn together. Vroom is a nationwide initiative that empowers parents and caregivers to play a proactive role in their children’s early brain development. As part of Best Starts, King County is using the Help Me Grow national framework to inform the development of a coordinated system to get families the information they need and to coordinate all available services within King County. Applications are due July 3. Read more and download the RFP on the blog.


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(HKCC and PARTNER organizations)

Global to Local: Program Assistant

World Relief Seattle: various Americorps positions

Kaiser Permanente: Government Relations Coordinator

North Helpline: Food Bank Manager

Northwest Justice Project: Crime Victim Advocacy Coordinator

King County's Department of Community & Human Services: Project/Program Manager Evaluator (two positions) 

Capitol Hill Housing: Senior Communications Manager

Global to Local: Executive Director

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

Children's Alliance: Early Learning Coalition Manager

Mary's Place: Chief Programs Officer


Other positions may be viewed on LinkedIn

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

Other Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity: Mobile Food Pantry with Food Lifeline