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Human services funding under the general fund is allocated on a biennial basis through a competitive application process.
For 2017-2018, the City of Burien allocated $320,000 per year.
These funds are allocated to local agencies that provide programs to Burien residents that help with basic needs, self sufficiency, housing and homelessness, early intervention, domestic violence, and other human services needs.
List of 2017-2018 human services organizations receiving funding
For 2019-2020, the City of Burien anticipates allocating approximately $370,000 per year. This includes a Council-approved change to the human services funding formula to $6.50 per capita as well as approximately $45,000 in funding from the Community Development Block Grant program.
The City recently created a Human Services Commission that will be reviewing the 2019-2020 applications and making a funding recommendation to the Burien City Council.
The online application for the 2019-2020 funding will open in spring 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact Lori Fleming at 206-248-5518.