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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Funds - THIS APPLICAITON IS NOW CLOSED.

The City of Federal Way is announcing a request for proposals for social services in response to COVID-19. The City is soliciting applications from qualified organizations to address:

  • Housing Stability and Basic Needs:  $   800,000
  • Financial Education:                          $   200,000
  • Youth Programming:                          $1,000,000

Eligible organizations may request funds through December 2026. Eligible organizations are nonprofits that qualify as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a public agency. Organizations receiving funding must demonstrate that eligible City of Federal Way residents are the beneficiaries of program services.

An optional application workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00pm,via Zoom at https://cityoffederalway.zoom.us/j/87266954407?pwd=T1I4VXpQVlVGcXYzWkFVV2tvbGlmQT09. Staff will review the NOFA, application, and process as well as be available for questions.

Applications are due no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Interested parties must submit applications online, using this link: https://docs.cityoffederalway.com/Forms/arpa-social-services-grant-2023

Staff is available for technical assistance. Please contact Kim Bachrach at kim.bachrach@cityoffederalway.com or 253-835-2654.

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Grant funding opportunities and other updates

Please click here to sign up for the City of Federal Way's newsletter and select "Community Services." All social services funding announcements and grant opportunities will be published in the Federal Way Mirror, posted on the Community Services webpage, and sent out via the newsletter.