The department works closely with our major community partners, including other public and nonprofit funders and service providers, to understand current and emerging human service needs, and to create and invest in a comprehensive and integrated regional human services system. The service or program areas identified for proposed funding align with the Human Services Department’s mission and vision, Strategic Plan, Healthy Communities, Healthy Families, and HSD’s Strategic Investment Plan (SIP).
Available Funding Opportunities
For a detailed listing of funding opportunities, view the 2014 Schedule of Funding Opportunities.
REQUEST FOR INVESTMENT
2014 Step Ahead Preschools (Families and Education Levy)
The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment proposals from agencies interested in providing Step Ahead preschool services delivered to low-income three and four-year old children and their families to increase children’s school readiness. Approximately $492,607 is available through this RFI for the period of September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015.
Potential applications are strongly encouraged to attend an RFI Information Session(s): Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the 2100 Building, Board Room, 2100 24th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144, and/or Thursday, February 13, 2014, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Northgate Early Learning Center, 12345 8th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98125. Questions and answers from the information sessions will be made available on this website.
All proposals must be received in person, by mail, or electronic submission by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Proposals must be received and date/time stamped by this deadline or they will not be considered. No faxed or e-mailed proposals will be accepted. Contact RFI Coordinator Kathleen Groshong at Kathleen.Groshong@seattle.gov or (206) 684-0520 for additional information.
Online Submission System
Applications for open funding opportunities may be submitted via HSD’s Online Submission System.
For a detailed listing of recent awards, view the 2014 Schedule of Funding Opportunities.