Opportunities & Resources
Apply for Human Services Funding Collaborative
Start your application for 2021-2022 human services funding now! This online alliance coordinates human services funding between East, North, and South King County municipalities. They independently provide funding to organizations to provide critically-needed human services in these communities. You can use Share1app, their online portal, to apply for funding for things like food security, housing and homelessness prevention, health, mental health, youth services, and more. Click to read more about the Share1app application process.
Opportunity and Access (O&A) Funding Announcement
The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is requesting applications for Opportunity and Access Investments funded by the City of Seattle Families, Education, Preschool and Promise (FEPP) Levy. Community based organizations and public schools not receiving a FEPP School-Based Investment are eligible for funding and encouraged to apply. The DEEL has over $1 million in funding to be awarded! Submit an RFI application by April 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM to be considered for investments beginning as early as September 2020. Interested applicants can learn more about this O&A funding opportunity here.
COVID-19 Response Fund
Seattle Foundation announced the launch of the COVID-19 Response Fund, which is a partnership between a number of local businesses, philanthropies, United Way of King County, King County, and the City of Seattle.Seattle Foundation has announced that $2.5 million dollars will be made available to community organizations and to communities most impacted by COVID-19. The overall goal Seattle Foundation has set is to reach $5 million. The King County Pandemic Community Advisory task force will be advising and helping to provide community feedback on how the funds are distributed. You can learn more about the COVID-19 Response Fund here, and contact Calli Knight if you have further questions.
Workshop Proposals for Decolonizing Education Conference 2020
Are you doing work that aims to increase student access, educational equity, and workforce diversity? The Equity in Education Coalition is accepting proposals until April 3rd, 2020, for its second annual conference, Decolonizing Education: Anti-racism towards Equity in Public Education. The conference takes place in October in Tacoma. Learn more about submitting your proposal here!
DCYF’s Draft Strategic Plan Feedback Opportunity
Last month DCYF published its first draft Strategic Plan as part of their work to integrate and streamline practices as a newly formed agency. They would like your feedback! If you take DCYF’s quick survey, they will present your feedback to agency leaders for review and incorporation into the final strategic plan.
Every Hour Counts: Messaging to Policymakers Webinar
Please check out this Every Hour Counts webinar, “Messaging to Policymakers.” Hikma Sherka, YDEKC’s Policy and Communications Coordinator, and René Murry, our Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, were both part of the presentation. This webinar’s slides are available online, and they feature the “What is Youth Development” two pager!