On the cutting edge of promoting social change in our region, Social Justice Fund NW funds a wide range of activist organizations working in communities of color. Currently, they are offering a one-time Seed Grant ($5,000 in general operating support for new or emerging groups) and Rapid Response Grant ($3,000 in project-specific funding to help organizations respond to a changing political climate), both on a rolling basis (end of the month). Please read carefully their eligibility requirements before applying.
Apply for funding if your organization works to protect the natural environment, promote responsible human activities, or build sustainable communities in the Pacific Northwest. The next application deadline is Sept. 15. The Bullitt Foundation plans to sunset their grantmaking program in 2024, but you can still apply for funding in the meantime.
Organizations that are working to increase access to health resources and reduce health disparities among underserved populations in the Puget Sound region (King, Snohomish, Pierce, and Kitsap counties) can apply for up to $30,000.
Funding can be used for short-term projects, infrastructure/capacity development, planning, technology improvement, training, or policy and advocacy work. You may submit applications for a Nimble Grant at any time, with the next upcoming deadline being Aug. 12, 2022 at noon. See guidance on applying for a Nimble Grant.
As the arts sector gets back on its feet, 4Culture is offering a few grant opportunities in areas such as collections care (Aug. 10), cultural facilities (July 29), project development and capacity building (Sept. 9), sustained support (Oct. 12), rehabilitating landmarks (Sept. 21), and unforeseen emergencies (ongoing).
It’s a great idea to bookmark this page to see what offerings Seattle Foundation has going on. Right now, you can apply for the Neighbor to Neighbor (next deadline is July 30), Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation (capital and equipment projects for human services, education, and youth development organizations on a rolling basis), and The Whitehorse Foundation (child, youth, and family needs; letters of inquiry can be submitted at any time).