Washington Youth Development
Nonprofit Relief Fund

Request for Proposals

Technical Assistance

The Washington State Department of Commerce contracted a diverse set of technical assistance providers to offer assistance in completing the application for funding—including understanding the RFP requirements and providing support with grant writing. Technical assistance was available in English and in the languages noted next to each organization.

The RFP was also translated into 13 languages: Amharic, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Marshallese, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. 


Communities
Served
OrganizationLanguage ServicesContact Info
Indian, South AsianIndia Association of
Western Washington (IAWW)

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Bengali, Hindi, Kannada,
Malyalam, Marathi, Punjabi,
Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
executivedirector@iaww.org
(425) 829-5544


African Immigrant and RefugeeAfrican Chamber of Commerce of
the Pacific Northwest (ACCPNW)
Amharic, Kiswahili, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinyanj.gishuru@gmail.com
(206) 779-0674
Asian PacificAsia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC)

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Cambodian, Chammoro,
Chinese, Fijian,
Ilocano, Japanese, Korean,
Laos, Marshallese, Samoan,
Tagalog, Taiwanese,
Thai, Tongan, Vietnamese
faalua@comcast.net
(253) 383-3900 or (253) 590-7457
LGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and
People of Color, and Allies
GSBA

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BizTech@theGSBA.org 
(206) 363-9188
Black, African American,
and People of Color
Federal Way Black Collective

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fwblackcollective@gmail.com
(206) 379-1717
Latino Migrant and RefugeeCommunity Health Worker
Coalition for Migrants and Refugees

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Spanish and Mixtecileanaponce@chwcoalition.org
LatinxLatino Community Fund of WA State

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Spanishluzmila@latinocommunityfund.org
(857) 540-5889

micaela@latinocommunityfund.org
(509) 902-9496
Black or African American
and People of Color
Tacoma Urban League

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Maamideede@thetacomaurbanleague.org
(253) 383-2007
KoreanSeattle Korean Association

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Koreankoassn@gmail.com
(253) 312-8115
LGBTQ+, AlliesInland Northwest Business Alliance Chamber

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inba@inbachamber.org
(509) 402-4622
Micro Enterprise, Independent BusinessesSpokane Independent Metro Allianceinfo@spokaneindependent.org
(509) 710-6052
Black or African American,
Chinese, Latinx, Multi-Ethnic, Vietnamese
Mulit-Ethnic Business Association
(AHANA-MEBA)

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Arabic, Bantu, French,
Hausa, Igbo, Iranian, Kikuyu, Luo,
Oromo, Somali, Swahili,
Tagalog, Twi, Yoruba
bencabildo@gmail.com
(509) 999-5365
American Indian and Alaska NativeSister Sky, Inc.

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deejai@sisterskyinc.com

The Washington State Department of Commerce is partnering with School’s Out Washington to implement the Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund. This one-time investment will provide $9.3 million to youth development programs/organizations that have been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and which support young people who are furthest from educational justice.

Over 600 applications were received by the deadline on October 6, 2020.  Currently, small groups of peer reviewers from across the state are reading and scoring applications. At the end of October, reviewers will meet to discuss the applications and provide feedback to School’s Out Washington. We expect to notify awardees in November and to issue payments in December 2020

 

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