Grants & Funding
As your King County Councilmember, I want to make sure that you have access to community funding opportunities through my office available to local government and organizations in our District 3 community in the coming months. Investing in our local government and non-profit organizations and supporting innovative ideas through funding will ensure that each of our communities are able to thrive, now and into the future.
If you have any questions on these opportunities, please reach out via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
FLOOD REDUCTION GRANTS PROGRAM
Applications are due Thursday, May 26th. Apply now via this document.
Details: The King County Flood Control District is now accepting applications for its Flood Reduction Grants Program targeting medium and small local flood reduction projects in King County. The total amount available for Flood Reduction Grants for 2022 is $12 million.
For more details, please visit the grant website here, or if you have questions, please email Kim Harper at Kim.email@example.com.
PEDESTRIAN & BICYCLE PROGRAM CALL FOR PROJECTS
Applications are due Wednesday, May 30th at 11:59PM. Apply now at this link.
Details: The Pedestrian and Bicycle program objective is to improve the transportation system to enhance safety and mobility for people who choose to walk or bike. All public agencies in Washington state can apply, and $56.7 million is available to be allocated.
For more details, please visit the program website here, or if you have questions, please email Brian Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGIONAL PARKS AND TRAILS PUBLIC ART PLAN
Applications are due Tuesday, May 31st at 4PM. Apply now at this link.
Details: An artist, curator, or artist team will work with 4Culture and King County Parks to develop an art plan for King County Parks’ extensive network of parks, trails, and open spaces in collaboration with the unique communities they connect to throughout King County, WA. There will be a total of $75,000 for the project.
For more details, please visit the grant website here, or if you have questions, please email Selina Hunstiger at email@example.com.
ADDITIONAL GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
BEST STARTS FOR KIDS
Best Starts for Kids (BSK) is King County initiative to improve health and well-being by investing in early intervention and prevention for children, youth, families and communities. The BSK Blog features community meetings and open Requests for Proposals (RFPs). You can find open funding opportunities here.
4 Culture is a cultural funding agency in King County. It has four program areas – arts, heritage, historic preservation, and public art. 4 Culture offers a variety of rolling grants throughout the year. Click here to find open funding opportunities.
YOUTH AND AMATEUR SPORTS GRANTS
Youth and Amateur Sports grants support fit and healthy communities by investing in programs and capital projects that increase access to physical activity and sports programs. Eligible uses include program scholarships, facility fees, equipment and uniforms, capital project management, construction materials, and more. Funding is available to non-profit organizations, public schools and districts, public agencies, and tribes and tribal organizations. Applications generally open in January and funding decisions are usually made in the spring. King County Parks offers details on the application process, including program guidelines and deadlines.
WATERWORKS GRANT PROGRAM
WaterWorks funding is available for projects that improve water quality in the service area of King County’s regional wastewater system. Non-profits, schools and educational institutions, cities, counties, tribes, and special purpose districts are eligible to apply. Applications generally open in January, with award recommendations made in the fall. For a full list of eligible projects, along with details on this year’s application process, visit the WaterWorks Grant Program page.
Additional Waterworks funding is available through a Council-administered process. Applicants for Council funding are encouraged to apply through the Waterworks process first. For more information, please reach out via email to our Communications and Constituent Relations Manager, Osman Salahuddin, at Osman.Salahuddin@kingcounty.gov or by phone at 206-507-9860.