The Verdant Health Commission announced $4.3 million in new grant awards to 31 community organizations offering programs and services that address their strategic priorities: Mental Health, Healthcare Access and Food Security. “This funding will ensure that health related programming is available and accessible for the community. By working together with healthcare organizations and health focused nonprofits, we can improve the health and well-being of all residents of South Snohomish County,” said Commissioner Karianna Wilson. This grant funding is in addition to the $70 million that Verdant has invested in the community since its inception in 2012.

The newly approved grants are listed below and support Verdant’s priority areas that include improving access to healthcare, food security, and mental health:

Community Partner Award Amount Priority Area Primary
Korean Community Service Center $164,000 Mental Health
Edmonds College Foundation $206,441 Mental Health
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County $198,000 Mental Health
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County $100,000 Mental Health
Latino Educational Training Institute $68,722 Mental Health
Parent Trust for Washington Children $30,447 Mental Health
Center for Human Services $176,000 Mental Health
Edmonds School District $450,000 Mental Health
Project Girl Mentoring Program $130,000 Mental Health
Gambian Talents Promotion now Washington West African Center $115,000 Mental Health
Drug Abuse Council of Snohomish County dba Sound Pathways/Pacific Treatment Alternatives $161,522 Mental Health
Compass Health $225,000 Mental Health
Edmonds Center for the Arts $10,000 Mental Health
Latino Educational Training Institute $101,000 Healthcare Access
YWCA Seattle, King, Snohomish $73,000 Healthcare Access
Edmonds School District $71,390 Healthcare Access
YMCA of Greater Seattle $73,000 Healthcare Access
Lahai Health $285,000 Healthcare Access
Community Health Center of Snohomish County $200,000 Healthcare Access
UTSAV $75,000 Healthcare Access
Medical Teams International $150,000 Healthcare Access
Project Access NW $100,000 Healthcare Access
Prescription Drug Assistance Foundation $60,000 Healthcare Access
Edmonds Senior Center $96,000 Healthcare Access
ChildStrive $260,000 Healthcare Access
Kindering $40,000 Healthcare Access
Edmonds Food Bank $121,000 Food Security
Foundation for Edmonds School District $140,000 Food Security
Helping Hands Project Organization $60,000 Food Security
Homage $260,000 Food Security