April 18, 2024 11:13 am

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Verdant awards over $3.2 million in funding to 35 nonprofits

LYNNWOOD—At the February 28th board meeting, the Verdant Health Commission Board awarded $3,266,875 to 35 nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the residents of South Snohomish County.  Awardees were selected from an open application process and funded programs will support diverse projects throughout the community.   

Kaysi Caballero, Thursday’s cook serving hotdogs during Verdant Health Commission’s first annual Block Party on August 24 at the Community Life Center. Lynnwood Times | Mario Lotmore.

Each of the funded projects addresses one or more of Verdant’s strategic priorities: Healthcare access, mental health services and food security. “We are pleased to invest in these organizations and their innovative approaches to addressing community health and wellness needs,” said Karianna Wilson, Board President.   

Since 2011, Verdant has awarded more than $80 million in funding to150 unique grant recipients throughout South Snohomish County. Historically, Verdant has hosted multiple funding cycles a year.  In 2025, Verdant will be moving towards one annual funding cycle.    

As they transition to an annual cycle, Verdant will be awarding nine-month contracts beginning April 1, 2024, to the current Spring 2024 awardees. Here is the complete list of the 35 recipient organizations: 

Organization Amount Awarded Priority Area 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County $75,000 Mental Health 
Center for Human Services $135,000 Mental Health 
ChildStrive $150,000 Healthcare Access 
Community Health Center of Snohomish County $76,058 Healthcare Access 
Compass Health $78,304 Mental Health 
Concern For Neighbors Food Bank $22,500 Food Security 
Cornerstone Medical Services Foundation $35,250 Healthcare Access 
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County $141,750 Mental Health 
Drug Abuse Council of Snohomish County dba Sound Pathways/Pacific Treatment Alternatives $98,438 Mental Health 
Edmonds College Foundation $165,000 Mental Health 
Edmonds Food Bank $112,500 Food Security 
Edmonds School District $56,877 Healthcare Access 
Edmonds School District $337,500 Mental Health 
Edmonds Senior Center $82,500 Healthcare Access 
Foundation for Edmonds School District $117,075 Food Security 
Hand in Hand $11,250 Food Security 
Inside Health Institute $37,500 Mental Health 
Kindering $30,000 Healthcare Access 
Korean Community Service Center $108,750 Mental Health 
Korean Women’s Association (KWA) $75,000 Healthcare Access 
Lahai Health $223,875 Healthcare Access 
Latino Educational Training Institute $132,000 Healthcare Access 
Medical Teams International $112,500 Healthcare Access 
Mercy House @ St. Pius X $49,500 Healthcare Access 
Parent Trust for Washington Children $23,977 Mental Health 
Prescription Drug Assistance Foundation $37,500 Healthcare Access 
Project Access NW $75,000 Healthcare Access 
Project Girl Mentoring Program $105,750 Mental Health 
Support 7 $25,511 Mental Health 
Therapeutic Health Services $217,500 Mental Health 
UTSAV $56,250 Healthcare Access 
Washington Kids in Transition $75,000 Food Security 
Washington West African Center Formally GTP $45,000 Mental Health 
Wonderland Child & Family Services $75,000 Healthcare Access 
YWCA Seattle, King, Snohomish $66,260 Healthcare Access 

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