Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund

Info Kit for Awardees

SOWA created this information kit to support organizations in sharing out news of the award. It also includes important information about accessing your payment and joining the Elevate Washington data system.


$9.4 million awarded to 421 youth development organizations across Washington state.

The Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund was made possible by the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) and was led by  School’s Out Washington working closely with the WashingtonState Department of Commerce. This one-time investment addresses the financial and programmatic challenges that have come with COVID-19—acknowledging that lost revenue combined with increased expenses to adhere to new safety measures, leave many organizations at risk of closing their programs or sites.