Human Services Grants

  1. 2023-2024 human services funding cycle
  2. Outreach and Case Management Services 
  3. Grassroots Grants

The application for the 2023-2024 Human Services funding cycle is open on March 14th, 2022 and closes at 4:30 PM on April 28th, 2022. Apply online Share1App.

Grant recommendations will be made by the City of Issaquah’s Human Services Commission, a 7-member volunteer board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The Human Services Commission will use the strategic priorities from the Human Services Strategic Plan to guide its funding decisions. 

Application Assistance

City of Issaquah staff is available to help with any questions related to the City’s process and/or answer questions you may have about the content of the application. Please contact Hannah Roberts by email or at (425) 837-3416 for additional information.

New organizations and entities not currently funded through the City of Issaquah are strongly encouraged to contact us prior to submitting grant requests.

Funding Criteria

In order to be considered for funding, agencies must:

  • Submit a complete application.
  • Be a 501(c)3 organization.
  • Meet the City’s insurance and business licensing requirements (please see minimum requirements document or contact city staff for information).
  • Be willing and able to accept reimbursement for funds on a quarterly basis.
  • Regularly track and submit required reports regarding services and demographics.
  • Serve City of Issaquah residents

Funding requests less than $4,000 per program will not be considered by the Human Services Commission. Organizations that are planning requests at or below this amount are strongly encouraged to contact City staff before deciding whether to apply to the City.

2021-2022 Who We Funded

We provide funding for a variety of human services through grants to local and regional agencies. The City coordinates the administration of these grants with other funding providers in the region and follows a two-year grant cycle.

View 2021-2022 Human Services Grants

For more information on the grant process and how the application and administration of grants is conducted, please email Hannah Roberts, Human Services Coordinator.