Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)
Grants of up to $1,000 to Seattle, Washington public or private K-12 schools, PTAs, and other nonprofit community groups to help ensure that children can walk or bike to school safely. Funding may be used for a broad range of programs, including, but not limited to, the following:
-Walk and Bike to School Day events
-Walking School Bus program
-Bike Train program
-Student safety patrol
-Pedestrian crossing flags
-Traffic circulation changes on school property
GrantWatch ID#: 179588
Up to $1,000
All public and private K-12 schools and PTAs within the City of Seattle and other nonprofit groups can apply.
There are two funding rounds every year: Spring and Fall. One applicant can receive one grant per year.
To apply for a Safe Routes to School Mini Grant, fill out and submit the application along with a letter of support from the school principal. The deadline to receive your complete application is October 31st for fall applications and April 30th for spring applications.
-Application Period: April 1st - 30th
-Notice of Decision: First week of June
-Funds Distributed: July
-Summary Report Deadline: June 30th of following year
-Application Period: October 1st - 31st
-Notice of Decision: First week of December
-Funds Distributed: January
-Summary Report Deadline: December 31st of following year
Resources for program activities may be found at the following links:
Walk and Bike to School Day events:
Walking School Bus program:
Student safety patrol:
Pedestrian crossing flags:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Ashley Rhead, Safe Routes to School Program Manager
Seattle Department of Transportation
Attention: Ashley Rhead
P.O. Box 34996
Seattle, WA 98124-4996
USA: Washington: City of Seattle