About: The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Support Community Strategies to Address Gun Violence and Pathfinder Coordination RFP with funding from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) and guidance from the VSHSL Implementation Plan.
The program will fund community-based entities to prevent or respond to gun violence, with a focus on Black/African American communities, people experiencing domestic and sexual violence, and other communities disproportionately impacted by gun violence. For the purposes of this RFP, gun violence includes non-suicide firearms deaths, nonfatal firearms injuries, as well as situations where the use or presence of a firearm is an element of actual or threatened violence (including but not limited to encounters with law enforcement, and threats made involving firearms in the context of domestic or sexual violence).
Please refer to the Library tab for the full RFP and associated attachments.
Available Funding: Up to $1,186,826 in funding through the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy funds
Investment Period: September 1, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2023 (subject to change)
June 15, 2021, 10 - 11:30 am.
View Recording: https://vimeo.com/563455101/643fb7564a
Questions: Submit questions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Final day to submit questions is July 6, 2021.
Proposals Due: Proposals must be submitted through ZoomGrants no later than 3 p.m. on July 13, 2021.
Notifcation of Award Decisions: August 2021
Anticipated Contract Start Date (subject to change): September 1, 2021
The dates listed above are subject to change. The full RFP and associated attachments are available for download under the Library tab. Applicants are advised to review these documents in their entirety for guidance on the purpose, requested program models, application questions and deadlines. Applicants are responsible for regularly checking ZoomGrants for any updates, clarifications, or amendments that may be uploaded.