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Pursuing Regional Equity
2017-2018 Funding Opportunities

Best Starts for Kids provides funding to community organizations, non-profits, schools and school districts, tribes and tribal organizations, and public or governmental agencies serving communities in King County. We consider our funding recipients as partners working together to achieve health and well-being for children, youth, families and communities.

Ages Prenatal-5 Strategies

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STRATEGY AREA AND RFP

RELEASE DATE

Innovation Awards

Completed

 Vroom Community Connectors Completed

Home-Based Services

 

  • Parent-Child Home Program (United Way will subcontract)

Completed

  • Evidence-Informed and Evidence-Based Programs

Completed

  •  Community-Informed Programs and Practices
Completed

Community-based Parenting and Parenting Support

 

  • Basic Needs

Completed

  • Kaleidoscope Play and Learn 

Completed

  • Parenting/Caregiver Education and Support

Completed

  •  Prenatal Services and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Completed
  •  Information for Caregivers
Completed

Child Care Health Consultation

 

  • Child Care Health Consultation Service Delivery

Completed

  •  Child Care Health Consultation Systems
Completed

Direct Services

 

  • Early Intervention Services (extended contracts with providers)

Completed

  • Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Research and Strategy Development

Completed

  •  Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Pilot Projects
Completed
  • Developmental Screenings--Landscape Analysis and Strategic Planning

Completed

  •  Developmental Screenings Pilot Projects
Completed
  • Workforce Development

Completed

Ages 5-24 Strategies

STRATEGY AREA AND RFP

RELEASE DATE

Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices

 

  •  Minigrant
 Completed
  •  Multi-year support
 Completed

Out of School Time (Schools Out Washington will subcontract)

 Completed

SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment)

  •  Planning Awards
 Completed
  •  Multi-year implementation
 Completed
 Helping Youth And Young Adults Transition Successfully into Adulthood (Education)  Completed
 Helping Youth and Young Adults Transition Successfully into Adulthood (Behavioral Supports)  Completed

Youth Development

 

  • Mentoring; Positive Identity; Domestic Violence & Healthy Relationships; Youth Leadership & Engagement.

Completed

Pipeline to Success (Formerly Stop the School to Prison Pipeline)

 

  • Theft 3 and Mall Safety Pilot Project

Completed

  • Outreach and Case Management (Expansion)

Completed

School-based Health Clinics

Completed

School-based Health Clinics Enhancement Completed

Healthy and Safe Environments

Completed

Adolescent Immunization Collaborative Completed
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