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School's Out Washington administers grants that allow programs to increase access, improve program quality, and start or expand services. Through King County Best Starts for KidsFeed Your Brain, and the Refugee School Impact Program, we provide resources to programs and communities while emphasizing the importance of increasing program staff's knowledge and competencies.

We also offer resources and guidance to expanded learning programs seeking other sources of funding.

King County Best Starts for Kids

King County Best Starts for Kids (BSK) is an initiative to build on the strength and resilience of King County kids, families, and communities so that more babies are born healthy, more children thrive, and more young people grow into happy, healthy adults.

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Feed Your Brain Grants

Feed Your Brain provides funding and training to schools, community-based organizations, and tribes running summer literacy programs, while also connecting them to federal funding for nutritious summer meals.

We've supported more than 175 summer literacy programs benefiting approximately 20,000 children since 2001.

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Refugee School Impact Program

The Refugee School Impact Program is a federal grant administered by School's Out that provides funding and support to school districts serving refugee populations in Washington.

RSI fosters partnerships between community organizations and school districts to better serve refugee students.

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Other Funding Opportunities

How to Write Better Grant Applications

Data Sources

Good statistical data is at the heart of any good grant application. Here are some sources of general data relevant to the afterschool and Youth Development field.

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Please contact Andrea Fullerton for more information or to tell us about a grant.