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Kirkland News Room

Human Services Grants for 2019-2020

Applications accepted beginning March 5

Contact: Leslie R. Miller, Human Services Administrator
Parks & Community Services
(425) 587-3322

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The City of Kirkland will begin accepting applications for 2019-2020 funding through its Human Services Grant Program on Monday, March 5, 2018. These grants support various basic needs of City residents, including food security, housing, emergency homelessness services, homelessness prevention, health services, youth programs and more.

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. The City of Kirkland partners with sixteen other suburban King County cities to use one common, online application, located at

Agencies interested in applying are encouraged to attend an upcoming Funders Workshop that will be held on Wednesday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th Street in Redmond.

Applications will be reviewed by the City of Kirkland’s Human Services Commission, a nine-member volunteer board appointed by the City Council. Commission recommendations are expected by September with consideration by City Council planned for October. City of Kirkland staff will notify agencies of final allocations following City Council approval, which is part of the overall City budget and expected mid-December. Awarded funds will support services provided in 2019 and 2020. 

For more information, visit the Human Services Grants webpage online.