Past Recipients

Grant recipients for 2022 included: 

African Community Housing and Development. SeaTac, WA. The Curiosity Lab.

An after-school and summer program designed to guide students through the scientific method to create their own community science projects. At Chinook and Pacific Middle Schools.

Catholic Community Services. Seattle, WA. Youth Tutoring Program.

An after-school tutoring and summer learning program for students in first through twelfth grades who live in six low-income housing communities in Seattle.

Garden Raised Bounty (GRuB). Olympia, WA. School Program and Youth Program Pollination.

An education, empowerment, and employment program for at-risk high school students that is centered on producing, marketing, and selling organic produce.

Geeking Out Kids of Color. Seattle, WA. GOKiC Hub Program.

A technology access program offered in low-income housing sites around Seattle, and public schools in Highline and Federal Way. The program focuses on coding, robotics, and other foundational computer programming skills centering on social justice and activism.

Invest in Youth. Seattle, WA.

An after-school tutoring program that enhances the academic abilities, self-confidence, and life prospects of struggling learners in five Seattle middle schools.

Kandelia (formerly Vietnamese Friendship Association). Seattle, WA. Project Rise.

A year-round program after school, on Saturdays, and during the summer that seeks to close the graduation gap for refugee and immigrant students who attend the Seattle World School.

Northwest Education Access (formerly Seattle Education Access). Seattle, WA. College Success Program.

A King County program that connects non-traditional students with the information, resources, and support needed to achieve higher education.

Palmer Scholars. Tacoma, WA.

A program that guides low-income young men and women of color through rigorous postsecondary readiness training, provides one-to-one mentoring services with leaders in the community, allots scholarship funding, and builds career-connected learning partnerships.

Peace Community Center. Tacoma, WA. Middle School to College Completion Program.
An after-school academic and college-readiness program serving youth in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood.

Safe Futures Youth Center. Seattle, WA.

An after-school and summer program in southwest Seattle that offers tutoring, mentoring, work experience, and individualized academic planning to at-risk elementary, middle, and high school students.

Sawhorse Revolution. Seattle, WA.

A program that supports high-school aged youth as they design and build tiny houses for city-sanctioned homeless sites.

Seattle Aquarium Society. Seattle, WA. Community Science Program.
An inquiry-based marine science high school program in the classroom and on local beaches throughout the Puget Sound region.

Seattle Arts & Lectures. Seattle, WA. Writers in the Schools.
A K-12 writing program that features long-term classroom residencies by professional writers. The program serves more than 5,500 students at 28 sites in the Puget Sound region.

Team Read. Seattle, WA. Program Expansion.

This dual-impact program pairs second and third grade students who are reading below grade-level proficiency with trained teen reading coaches for one-on-one tutoring support.