The Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is
Who can apply, and for how much money?:
All youth ages 12-24 who live in Seattle are eligible to apply. Individuals and youth-led groups, such as school clubs, a student group, a community-based organization where a group of youth will lead the project, or a youth advisory council, are eligible to apply.
Applicants can request grants ranging from $500-$8,000.
Types of Eligible Projects:
This mini-grant will fund social justice projects that
How will applicants be selected?
This grant is non-competitive, which means all applications that meet the eligibility requirements, are submitted on-time, and include all required materials will be funded unless there are more funds requested than available.
If more funds are requested than available, DEEL will prioritize applications based on a combination of factors including:
- Council districts served by the project
- Social justice topic area
- Whether a fiscal sponsor is identified
- Who the target audience for the project is
- Number of people served
How To Apply:
Eligible youth can choose to submit a mini-grant application in either a written or video format no later than October 25 at 5:00p.m. DEEL will notify successful applicants by Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
Technical Assistance Session 1: October 5, 2021 5:00 pm
Technical Assistance Session 2: October 8, 2021 5:00 pm
Last Day to Submit Questions: October 15, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.
Application Deadline: October 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Application Review Period: October 29 – November 4, 2021
Notice Provided to Selected Applicants: Tuesday November 16, 2021