Grant Applications

The Verdant Health Commission considers funding requests for programs matching its priorities.

In 2021, Verdant is launching a new process for grant funding, with details outlined below. At any time, organizations may reach out to Verdant’s Director of Community Impact & Grantmaking Zoe Reese with questions by emailing or calling (425) 582-8572. These revised 2021 Verdant Application FAQs (.pdf) also address topics like Verdant priority areas, limitations on how the funds may be used, etc.

Funding Opportunities:

2021 Health Program/Project Application for Funding

The application for health programs/projects is now available for the first quarter of 2021. This opportunity is open to any community group or organization working to improve the health of our residents using the priority areas established by the Board of Commissioners and scored using this guide (.pdf). For information about Verdant’s service area, visit the Our Community page. Proposals for this funding window are due Feb. 15-26, 2021 and should include the following completed materials:

application (.docx)
outcomes spreadsheet (.xlsx)
budget spreadsheet (.xlsx)

Applications will be accepted during 4 windows in 2021:

  1. February 15-26, 2021
  2. May 17-28, 2021
  3. August 16-27, 2021
  4. November 15-26, 2021

We welcome feedback on the application process and encourage applicants to share with us directly or using this survey so we can continue to refine and improve our process.


2021 Emergency COVID-19 Funding

Verdant will be accepting concept papers on a rolling basis from organizations doing work in response to COVID-19 that are in support of the residents of our service area. This form is the first step to begin a dialogue with Verdant about how organizations can support COVID-related emergency needs. Verdant is interested in requests that address our priority areas and other emerging needs. Requests will be considered as submitted and staff will follow up to discuss.

Download the 2021 COVID-19 Concept Paper (.docx)