Maintain, expand, or start a new long-term project
Apply for up to $200,000 per year, renewable up to two times for a total of three years of funding. Funding can be used for health-related direct service delivery or advocacy efforts.
Maintain, expand, or start new projects aiming to eliminate disparities in access to health resources or improve health outcomes for under-served communities. Services provided under this grant must be delivered in King County.
Interested applicants are to submit a Letter of Intent at the beginning of each calendar year with their proposed outputs and outcomes. After Letters of Intent are reviewed, the PHPDA will determine which projects will be invited for full application.
Improving health outcomes and access
Communities of Color, particularly African American / Black, Latinx, and American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Serving underserved geographic areas
such as South King County and rural King County.
Addressing cultural, linguistic, economic, and access barriers
to ensure access for underserved communities to health resources and services.
that are not paid for, in part or fully, under currently available coverage programs.
Nonprofit, government, and public organizations may apply. If you do not have nonprofit status, you may be eligible to apply under a fiscal sponsor.
Funding for service delivery is limited to King County. There are no geographic restrictions on the residence of clients served or advocacy efforts, as long as the program can demonstrate the use of funds addressing disparities in health among residents of the Puget Sound region (King, Snohomish, Pierce, and Kitsap counties).
Organizations may not receive two PHPDA grants in the same year for the same project. If a program is currently funded by the PHPDA’s Nimble Grants, these funds cannot be used to augment that funding. Applicants can request Major Grant funds for a different project or for a project that received a Nimble Grant award in the past as long as the time period covered by funding ends by the new contract period.
Major Health Impacts and Grant Partnerships
The Health Equity Fund focuses its grantmaking on improving access to health resources and on expanding the capability of the healthcare system by supporting resources that connect health services for under-served communities in King County. Here are some of our newest Major Grant programs: