The King Conservation District and Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment are excited to announce that the 2020 Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program is now accepting applications! Organizations seeking to improve natural resources and advance environmental equity can learn more and apply on the King Conservation District website. Applications are due October 19.
There is a little more than $400,000 in funding available from King Conservation District and each proposal can request up to $75,000. This grant invests in natural resource improvements led by or in deep partnership with communities disproportionately impacted by environmental injustice and systematic racism. We know COVID-19 has also disproportionately impacted many of the same communities. This year’s grant will take into consideration unique needs to continue doing natural resource and environmental justice work amidst a pandemic. View the grant guidelines to learn more about the natural resource priorities and actions, as well as the Equity and Environment Initiative strategies that projects should address.
The Office of Sustainability and Environment and King Conservation District staff are offering technical assistance to help project leaders fine tune project ideas and submit a strong application. Additionally, we are offering two online information sessions to learn more about the application and project review process. Those sessions are September 30 and October 2 and you can register here and learn more about the grant on the King Conservation District website.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to:
Jessica Saavedra, King Conservation District
Alyssa Patrick, Office of Sustainability and Environment