The Verdant Well being Fee will settle for grant purposes from group teams and organizations working to assist the well being wants of residents in South Snohomish County throughout its subsequent utility window in Might.
“There are lots of organizations impacting and bettering the lives of residents in our group, and we’d love to listen to from them,” stated Verdant Superintendent Lisa Edwards. “We’re in search of progressive and responsive community-focused packages to fund.”
The appliance for multi-year well being packages and tasks is now obtainable on Verdant’s grant application web page for the second quarter of 2021. Proposals shall be thought of that meet the precedence areas recognized by Verdant’s Board of Commissioners, which embody: entry to well being care, behavioral well being, childhood weight problems, dental care, meals safety, serving to individuals acquire and maintain housing, different training and prevention, and supporting seniors.
The proposals additionally should assist residents of Verdant’s service space, which incorporates Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway and parts of Bothell and unincorporated Snohomish County.
Purposes for this quarter may be submitted Might 17-28, 2021. Verdant is internet hosting an non-obligatory question-and-answer session that’s open to the general public on Monday, Might 10 from 1-2 p.m. on Zoom to share details about this chance and reply questions. To affix the session, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82904682267?pwd=WlppeGJFa3J4Mkd2TFhIaWI2L213QT09. The assembly ID is 829 0468 2267 and passcode is 217338. Dial-in quantity for audio is (253) 215-8782. There isn’t a pre-registration for this session.
There shall be two further funding home windows in 2021 for Verdant multi-year grants: Aug. 16-27, and Nov. 15-26. Details about the applying course of for every of those home windows shall be introduced previous to the applying interval.
Along with multi-year well being program and challenge purposes, Verdant continues to think about requests for funding which can be in response to COVID-19 emergency wants. These funds have primarily gone towards efforts to assist behavioral well being, meals safety wants, and COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, however Verdant will think about requests about different rising wants as nicely. To be thought of for COVID-19 emergency funds, the 2021 COVID-19 Idea Paper is on the market to obtain on Verdant’s grant application webpage.
At any time, Verdant’s Director of Group Impression & Grantmaking Zoe Reese can reply questions or focus on concepts that organizations are contemplating. To achieve Zoe, e mail [email protected] or name 425-582-8572.