Best Starts Capacity Building: A Shared Process

We continue our capacity building series by sharing more about our Innovation partners. Each funded partner received capacity building support through a shared process of designing, developing, planning and implementing their innovative ideas for the very first time. Learn more.

Introducing our new Help Me Grow Advisor

We are excited to introduce Amy Pak as our new Strategic Advisor for Help Me Grow. Most recently Amy served as the founding Executive Director of Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) and brings 20 years experience creating high impact change in King County as a coalition builder and racial equity leader. Amy joins the Best Starts for Kids leadership team and will oversee the implementation of the Best Starts Help Me Grow framework strategic plan.

Positive Family Connections: RFP Save the Date!

Positive Family Connections is an upcoming funding opportunity. Aiming to fund programs and activities that support families with middle school and high school age youth as they navigate their changing relationships, Positive Family Connections seeks to strengthen the family, particularly the relationship between the young person and their parents/adult caregivers. RFP is opening soon!

Funding Opportunity: Promoting First Relationships Training-Due Oct 21

Public Health–Seattle & King County is requesting applications from community-based agencies to participate in Promoting First Relationships Agency Training, either TRAIN-THE-LEARNER training model OR Promoting First Relationships TRAIN-THE-TRAINER training model. This funding opportunity is a partnership between Best Starts for Kids and the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy.  Applications are due by October 21, 2019.