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COEF Past Recipients

2020 - 2021 Recipients

24-month contract period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
*2021 Funding Contingent on Funding Approval

Amount Funded

Partner Information

Communities of  Focus
Chaya API $129,797.44
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Workers
  • Immigrant youth 
  • Survivors of Violence
Casa Latina $528,767.30
  • Between brothers
  • Villa Communitaria
    (formerly South Park Information and Resource Center)
  • WA Wage Claim Project
  • Latino Workers
  • LGBTQ
  • Women
Chinese Information and Service Center $153,659.17
  • Chinese and Vietnamese Workers
  • Immigrant Youth
El Centro de la Raza $137,336.74
  • Latino Workers
  • Small Business Owners
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle $94,857.40
  • East African Workers
Fair Work Center $1,732,603.52
  • Al Noor Islamic Community Center
  • LGBTQ Allyship
  • Somali Community Services of Seattle

  • East African
  • LGBTQ
  • Young Workers of Color
Uplift Northwest $55,658.55
  • Unsheltered Workers
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation $100,000.00
  • Alaska Natives
  • American Indians
  • Native Americans
  • Pacific Islanders 
West African Community Council $109,565.64
  • Small Business Owners
  • West African Workers
Total Amount Funded $3,042,245.76

  

2019 Recipients

9-month contract extension from April 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

  Amount Funded

Partner Information

Communities of Focus

Casa Latina $205,248.65
  • Entre Hermanos
  • South Park Information and Resource Center
  • South Park Neighborhood Center
  • WA Wage Claim Project
  • Latino Workers
  • LGBTQ
  • Women   
Chinese Information 
and Service Center
$60,268.13
  • Chinese and Vietnamese Workers
  • Immigrant Youth 
El Centro de la Raza $53,855.22
  • Latino Workers
  • Small Business Owners
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle $48,322.19
  • East African Workers
Fair Work Center $822,078.35
  • 21 Progress
  • Al Noor Islamic Community Center 
  • API Chaya
  • Bayan PNW
  • Fair Work Center
  • Latino Community Fund 
  • LGBTQ Allyship
  • Partner in Employment
  • Somali Community Services of Seattle
  • Low Income Workers
  • Asian and Pacific Islander
  • East African
  • Filipino
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Latino
  • LGBTQ
  • Survivors of Violence
  • Young Workers of Color 
Millionair Club Charity $22,600.65
  • Unsheltered Workers
West African Community
Council
$42,965.66
  • Small Business Owners
  • West African Workers
Total Amount Funded $1,255,338.86

 

2017 - 2019 Recipients

24-month contract period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2019

  Amount Funded

Partner Information

Communities of Focus

Casa Latina  $518,443.00
  • Entre Hermanos
  • South Park Information and Resource Center
  • South Park Neighborhood Center
  • WA Wage Claim Project
  • Latino Workers
  • LGBTQ
  • Women   
Chinese Information 
and Service Center
$156,034.00
  • Chinese and Vietnamese Workers
  • Immigrant Youth 
El Centro de la Raza $139,431.00
  • Latino Workers
  • Small Business Owners
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle $125,106.00
  • East African Workers
Fair Work Center $2,151,818.00
  • 21 Progress
  • Al Noor Islamic Community Center 
  • API Chaya
  • Bayan PNW
  • Fair Work Center
  • Got Green
  • Latino Community Fund 
  • LGBTQ Allyship
  • Partner in Employment
  • Restaurant Opportunities Center of Seattle
  • Somali Community Services of Seattle
  • Low Income Workers
  • Asian and Pacific Islander
  • East African
  • Filipino
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Latino
  • LGBTQ
  • Restaurant Workers
  • Survivors of Violence
  • Young Workers of Color 
King County - Seattle NAACP $45,760.00
*12 Month Contract
  • African American Workers
Millionair Club Charity $58,513.00
  • Unsheltered Workers
West African Community
Council
$72,403.00
  • Small Business Owners
  • West African Workers
Total Amount Funded $3,267,508.00

 

2015 - 2016 Recipients

14-month contract period from October 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016

Amount Funded Partner Information

Communities of Focus

Casa Latina
Collaborative
$247,950.00 
  • Entre Hermanos
  • South Park Information and Resource Center
  • South Park Neighborhood Center
  • WA Wage Claim Project
  • Latino
  • LGBTQ
  • Youth Workers
Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees
and Communities of Color
$65,000.00
  • African American/ Black Workers
  • At Risk Youth Workers
  • Ethiopian
  • Filipino
  • Khmer
  • Vietnamese
Chinese Information
 and Service Center
$60,000.00
  • Chinese and Vietnamese Workers
  • Immigrant Youth 
El Centro de la Raza $25,000.00
  • Latino Workers
  • Small Business Owners
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle $70,009.00
  • East African Workers
Eritrean Community in Seattle  $60,000.00
  • East African Workers
  • Small Business Owners 
Fair Work Center  $376,000.00
  • 21 Progress
  • Al Noor Islamic Community Center
  • Got Green
  • Latino Community Fund
  • LGBTQ Allyship
  • Puget Sound Sage
  • Somali Community Services of Seattle
  • East African
  • Latino
  • LGBTQ
  • Low Income Workers
  • Young Workers of Color 
King County - Seattle NAACP $60,000.00
  • African American
  • African Workers
Millionair Club Charity $3,500.00

  • Unsheltered Workers
Washington Community
Action Network
$20,000.00
  • Membership of 30,000 Comprised of Low Income Workers of Color
Washington Wage
Claim Project
$9,500.00
  • Joined Latino Collaborative in 2017
  • Low Wage Workers Experiencing Workplace Violations
Total Amount Funded $996,959.00 

 

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