Announcing Health Equity Fund’s Nimble Grant Cycle 2 awards! These grants aim to increase health equity by addressing immediate needs of underserved populations in King County.
2023 Cycle 2 Nimble Grants
The following agencies were awarded Nimble Grants of up to $30,000 for programs starting in April 2023:
Benefits Law Center
Project: Benefits Law Center Justice Bus
BLC’s Justice Bus has served hundreds of clients with disabilities at many locations in King County. With over 392K miles, the Justice Bus needs to be replaced to continue serving clients from any location that is convenient to them.
Genetic Support Foundation
GSF will conduct a genetic services needs assessment and develop tailored toolkits to help Seattle-area community-based safety net providers to recognize and support marginalized patients at increased risk for genetic conditions.
Somali Family Safety Task Force
Project: Somali Women’s Health Project
The Somali Women’s Health Project will work to address the disparity of Somali women that utilize and understand the importance of regular health screenings and develop a culturally informed and led women group to address FGM’s health impacts.
Voices of Tomorrow
VOT is preparing to become a DOH-licensed behavioral health agency so that they can deliver behavioral health care services to East African immigrant and refugee children and families.