Human Services Grant Application Process

2023-2024 Human Services Grant Application Process

Please continue to reach out to city staff for any questions about the content of your application during this time.

The City of Kirkland uses the shared application of the Human Services Funding Collaborative.

Link to Informational workshop video held on March 15th. 

First time applicants, please contact Antoinette Smith, Human Services Coordinator as soon as possible. The Human Services Commission reviews grant applications and makes recommendations to the City Council. Final allocation amounts will be approved and adopted as part of the City budget. Staff will notify agencies of final allocations following City Council approval in December.

Funding Criteria

In order to be considered for funding, agencies must: 

  1. Meet minimum insurance requirements.
  2. Be willing and able to accept reimbursement for funds
  3. Regularly track and submit required reports regarding services and demographics
  4. Serve City of Kirkland residents
  5. Have nonprofit status
  6. Demonstrate nondiscriminatory policies
  7. The City will not fund agencies/services that are the legal responsibility of another public agency or funding source (however, the City may choose to augment the source)


For more information on minimum requirements, please visit 2023-2024 Application Minimum Requirements document.