Join us! King County Nonprofit Employment Survey community convening session

Join us to learn about the King County Nonprofit Employment Survey launching this spring! A Countywide Nonprofit Wage & Benefits Survey and an Employee Engagement Survey will help build a stronger nonprofit community in King County. Funded through the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) and administered by our partner 501 Commons, the surveys…

Serving compassionately: making an impact in communities during COVID-19

Elisha, Horacio and Lisa of Plateau Outreach Ministries (POM) in Enumclaw, an organization funded by the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL), have been busy spending their days compassionately serving their community, adapting services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to make sure their community members’ most critical needs are being met. POM is the central…

Supporting survivors of human trafficking through collaboration and community experts

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of everyone in King County, the United States and around the world. National and local leaders have encouraged individuals to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect themselves and their communities. The pandemic has caused major economic disruptions, disconnected many from community resources and support…

Countywide Gender-Based Violence Prevention Pilot: A new VSHSL funding opportunity

Historically King County’s investments for survivors of gender-based violence have focused on crisis and short- to medium-term response for survivors. While these supports are an essential part of the landscape in addressing gender-based violence, they do not address the root causes of violence nor meaningfully help us to build strategies to change the conditions that…

Funding opportunity: Connect2 Community Network Catalyst Fund

Individuals and families often face challenges when searching for and accessing the care that they need to be healthy. Little coordination between medical, behavioral health and social service organizations can lead to individuals and families having to navigate multiple fragmented systems to find the services they need. Building a Community Information Exchange HealthierHere, funded through…

Criminalized survivors: Domestic Violence Action Month

October is Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM), a month highlighting the need for support of our community members experiencing domestic violence. This year, due to conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, survivors of domestic violence are likely at an increased risk of abuse and/or decreased access to critical supports. In addition to impacts of the…