For Immediate Release
Seattle Office of Labor Standards Announces Application Process for $250,000 Dollar Domestic Worker Community Organizing Funding
Seattle, WA (June 6, 2022) – The Office of Labor Standards (OLS) announces the availability of one-time funding of $250,000 dollars, to support community organizing projects that will help to build wider and deeper connections with domestic workers in communities of color to understand their domestic worker rights in Seattle.
This opportunity is open to nonprofit organizations in the greater Seattle area OR grassroots groups that have fiscal sponsorship with a nonprofit organization in the greater Seattle area.
|Project funding available:||$250,000 (Total): At least $50,000 will be awarded for projects in Asian/Pacific Islander communities (Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, South Asian, East Asian, or Southeast Asian) At least $50,000 will be awarded for projects in Black/African Descent communities (Black, African American, African Descent, East African, or West African)|
|One-time funding only:||Funds are available only for the project period. Funds are not renewable.|
|Project period:||October 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023|
|Request amount per project:||$25,000 – $57,000|
|Project awards to be funded:||Up to 8 projects|
To view the full application process and requirements visit the OLS website: https://www.seattle.gov/laborstandards/domestic-worker-community-organizing-funding
To be considered for funding, applications must be completed in English and submitted electronically by Monday, July 11, 2022, at 5:00 pm PDT to Courtney Velazquez, OLS Engagement Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Project Application: Community Organizing to Reach Domestic Workers.”
Optional Information Session for potential applicants:
If you need an accommodation or language interpretation services, please contact Courtney Velazquez, OLS Engagement Specialist, at email@example.com or call (206) 446-8300 by June 13, 2022, at 5:00 pm PDT.