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Funding Opportunities

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 Departments mission and vision, Strategic Plan, Healthy Communities, Healthy Families, and HSDs Strategic Investment Plan (SIP).

Available Funding Opportunities

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is pleased to issue its 2014 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) related to its Food and Meal and Senior Centers investments. The NOFA provides an overview of HSDs upcoming funding opportunities and directs potential applicants to resources to learn more about HSDs investment priorities and guidelines. The Food and Meal and Senior Centers Requests for Investment (RFIs) will be released on this website on July 21, 2014.

Download the 2014 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

2014 Food and Meal Request for Investment (RFI)

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment applications from agencies interested in providing food and meals to low income individuals and families who experience food insecurity. Up to $3,125,714 in HSD General Fund dollars will be available through this Request for Investment (RFI) for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an RFI Information Session(s): Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125 and/or Wednesday, August 6, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the 2100 Building, Community Rooms A and B, 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. Questions and answers from the information sessions will be made available on this website.

All applications must be received in person, by mail, or electronic submission by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 15, 2014. Applications must be received and date/time stamped by this deadline or they will not be considered. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Contact Josh Hall at josh.hall@seattle.gov or (206) 684-0569 for additional information or to receive a copy of the Request for Investment by mail or e-mail. Downloads:

2014 Senior Centers Request for Investment (RFI)

The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment applications from agencies interested in providing Senior Center services for older adults in the City of Seattle. Up to $1,141,692 in HSD General Fund dollars will be available through this Request for Investment (RFI) for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an RFI Information Session(s): Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125 and/or Wednesday, August 6, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the 2100 Building, Community Rooms A and B, 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. Questions and answers from the information sessions will be made available on this website.

All applications must be received in person, by mail, or electronic submission by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 15, 2014. Applications must be received and date/time stamped by this deadline or they will not be considered. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Contact Maria Langlais at maria.langlais@seattle.gov or (206) 684-0651 for additional information or to receive a copy of the Request for Investment by mail or e-mail. Downloads:

For a detailed listing of funding opportunities, view the 2014 Schedule of Funding Opportunities.

Investment Guidelines

The following resources provide an overview of what you need to know before responding to one of HSDs funding opportunities, including our vision, mission and values and an overview of the Outcomes Framework, a results-based accountability strategy that helps ensure that HSDs investments address disparities and ensure that the most critical human service needs are met.

Click here to download these resources as one PDF File. (Excluding Master Agency Service Agreement)

Online Submission System

Applications for open funding opportunities may be submitted via HSDs Online Submission System.

Awards

For a detailed listing of recent awards, view page 2 of the 2014 Schedule of Funding Opportunities.

   

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

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