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Safe Routes to School Mini Grant

Grants to Seattle, Washington Schools, Nonprofits, and
PTAs to Encourage Walking and Biking to School

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)

Deadline Date:

10/31/18 Receipt

Description:

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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
-Bike Rodeo
-Student safety patrol
-Pedestrian crossing flags
-Intersection painting
-Traffic circulation changes on school property

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179588

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public and private K-12 schools and PTAs within the City of Seattle and other nonprofit groups can apply.

Pre-Application Information:

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.

Spring Cycle:
-Application Period: April 1st - 30th
-Notice of Decision: First week of June
-Funds Distributed: July
-Summary Report Deadline: June 30th of following year

Fall Cycle:
-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:
http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/

Walking School Bus program:
http://guide.saferoutesinfo.org/walking_school_bus

Bike Rodeo:
https://www.cascade.org/bike-rodeos

Student safety patrol:
http://schoolsafetypatrol.aaa.com/

Pedestrian crossing flags:
http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/pedestrian-program/pedestrian-crossing-flags

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q7LHDLY

Ashley Rhead, Safe Routes to School Program Manager
206-684-7577
ashley.rhead@seattle.gov

Seattle Department of Transportation
Attention: Ashley Rhead
P.O. Box 34996
Seattle, WA 98124-4996

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington: City of Seattle