Current Opportunities with the Washington State Department of Commerce

Request for Proposal: Developmental Disabilities Local Leadership

The Washington  State  Department  of  Commerce on  behalf  of  the Developmental  Disabilities  Council  (DDC), is  initiating  this  Request  for  Proposals  (RFP)  to  solicit proposals  from  organizations  interested  in  participating  on  a  project  to  enhance  participation  and effectiveness  of  individuals  with  intellectual  and/or  developmental  disabilities  (IDD),  their  family members, and other community members in individual and public policy advocacy. Eligible applicants will have at least five years’ experience with people IDD

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Request for Qualifications and Quotations: Graphic Facilitation Training

The Department of Commerce is issuing this Request for Qualifications and Quotations (RFQQ)  to solicit proposals from firms interested in providing graphic facilitation training. Graphic facilitation helps lead groups toward objectives through participation and creates productive and memorable events. Commerce seeks to host a graphic facilitation training, held at Commerce’s office in Olympia, Washington. We want to train approximately 15 staff on graphic facilitation. Proposals are due April 26. Download

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Request for Proposal Due May 15: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Rural Washington Balance of State Continuum of Care

Collectively, the 23 most rural counties of the Washington BoS are developing a coordinated emergency response and permanent housing system that works effectively for youth and young adults experiencing and at-risk of homelessness. The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this request for proposal (RFP) on behalf of the Washington BoS CoC for the purpose of ranking and rating projects that will be submitted to the U.S Department of

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Request for Proposal Due May 15: Systems of Care Grants

The 2018 Legislature passed Substitute Senate Bill 6560 (SSB 6560) stating that unaccompanied youth leaving a publicly funded system of care must be discharged into safe and stable housing. Publicly funded systems of care include the child welfare system, behavioral health system, juvenile justice system, and programs administered by the Office of Homeless Youth. Pursuant to SSB 6560, the Department of Commerce is initiating this RFP to solicit proposals from

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Request for Proposal Due May 15: Anchor Community Initiative grants

The A Way Home Washington (AWHWA) Anchor Community initiative is a statewide movement, starting with four initial communities, working to end youth and young adult homelessness. AWHWA will do this by activating local and statewide leadership to build cross-agency momentum, refine and improve data collection, and use data by building a quality By-name List in each community. The Anchor Community initiative will drive monthly reductions in youth and young adult

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Request for Proposal Due May 15: Office of Homeless Youth Core Program grants

This funding opportunity includes six core programs that make up a continuum of services to address the needs of runaway and homeless youth and young adults including: HOPE centers, secure and semi- secure Crisis Residential Centers (S) CRC, StreetOutreach Services (SOS), Young Adult Housing Program (YAHP), Young Adult Shelter (YAS). In addition, funding for Ancillary Therapeutic Services (ATS) is available to organizations that operate one of the core programs during

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