City of Sammamish Seeks Applicants for Human Services Grant Funding

Release Date: February 24, 2020

The City of Sammamish is seeking applications from eligible agencies for 2021/2022 Human Services grant funding. This funding is available for a variety of human service programs, such as food security, housing and homelessness prevention, health, mental health, youth services, and more.

 

The Human Service Funders Collaborative, representing eighteen participating King County municipalities including the City of Sammamish, will open the 2021/2022 funding process on March 4, 2020. Organizations may apply online at share1app.org. Applications must be submitted by April 7, 2020.

 

Agencies interested in applying are encouraged to attend one of the Human Services Funder’s Collaborative Workshops. The workshops will cover application content, technical details, and city-specific information.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 10 a.m.-noon, Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th
  • Monday, March 9, 1-3 p.m., SeaTac City Hall, 4800 S. 188th
  • Tuesday, March 10, 11:30-1:30 p.m., Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th

 

The City welcomes applications from agencies that provide services to Sammamish residents and that:

  1. Meet minimum insurance requirements
  2. Are a State-approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  3. Are willing and able to accept reimbursement for funds
  4. Regularly track and submit required reports regarding services and demographics

 

The City of Sammamish Human Services Commission will review the submitted applications and present a funding recommendation to the City Council in September. Final allocation amounts will be approved and adopted as part of the 2021/2022 City budget. Awarded funds will be available beginning January 1, 2021.

 

The Human Services Needs Assessment will help guide the Human Services Commission in developing their funding recommendation. Please refer to the Needs Assessment, which can be found at: http://bit.ly/SammamishNeeds

 

For questions or information about the application, please contact Rita Badh, Community Services Coordinator, at rbadh@sammamish.us, (425) 295-0579.

 

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