For Nonprofits

As a nonprofit, you’re a central partner of United Way in working for community change. We support nonprofits’ work with resources including volunteers, advocacy and—where strategies align—funding.

Get Grants

We’re proud to partner with more than 100 service providers to address community challenges and deliver vital services throughout King County. We periodically solicit competitive applications for funding. United Way of King County is opening applications this Fall for funding to begin January 2019.

Current Opportunities

Ending Homelessness

  • Home Base

    United Way of King County is pleased to announce that we are accepting Requests for Qualifications from non-profit organizations to administer Home Base, a new eviction prevention program that pairs flexible emergency funds and case management services with legal representation provided through the King County Bar Association’s, Housing Justice Project.

    Who should apply: Nonprofit agencies in King County that meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply: capacity to partner on program design, implementation and evaluation; expertise in serving people of color, single adults, seniors and families; flexibility in service provision; provision of services in a culturally relevant and linguistic manner; high housing stability success rates; expertise in working collaboratively on projects with partners that share joint outcomes; and ability to quickly execute payments to landlords and/or other vendors.

    Total funding available: Up to $250,000 for administrative staffing and up to $2 million in flexible client assistance funds

    Application: Applications are due Thursday, February 7, 2019 by 5pm.  Applications must be submitted via email to Marlo Klein at  To read the full Request for Qualifications Announcement and Application, click here:

    Contact: For more information, contact Marlo Klein, Community Impact Manager at or 206.461.5082.

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for funding by United Way of King County, agencies must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Agency is an IRS certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (with some exceptions)
  • Agency provides health or human services in King County, Washington, USA
  • Agency does not engage in discrimination based on age, gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, religion or presence of a disability in the delivery of services
  • Agency will comply with all United Way contractual obligations including: outcome and client demographic reporting, submission of our grantee financial reporting requirements, have an up-to-date listing with the 2-1-1 system and any other requirements that are identified

To learn more about becoming a funded agency, email

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