Applications Open for Stopping the School-to-Prison Pipeline Community Supports – deadline extended to March 18

Best Starts for Kids is now accepting applications to further fund community supports that primarily focus on young women of color between the ages of 12-24 years who are at-risk, currently, or were involved in the criminal legal system, face challenges staying in school, completing high school, gaining access to higher education and employment opportunities.

Open RFP for Adolescent Immunization Improvement Partnership-Due 2.6.19

The Request for Proposals to support an Adolescent Immunization Improvement Partnership is now available. Applications are due by February 6. 

In the process of developing this program over the last year, Best Starts gained a deeper understanding of the resources required to effectively support regional child and adolescent health improvement efforts. Moving forward, the Best Starts for Kids program will reflect the National Improvement Partnership Network’s Improvement Partnership model. This will expand the scope of the program to better provide a sustainable strategy to ensure that all adolescents receive appropriate and timely vaccines as well as address other child health priorities. Beginning in 2019, the quality improvement learning collaborative will be a part of the Improvement Partnership.

Now Accepting Applications: Prenatal to 5 Workforce Collaborative RFP

The Prenatal to 5 Workforce Collaborative funding opportunity is now open. This funding opportunity invites proposals from self-identified groups of prenatal to five providers who are seeking ongoing professional development and reflective consultation. The goal of this Request for Proposals is to create space for collaborative participants to gain deeper content knowledge, build mutual support with one…

Innovation RFP Webinar Recordings

For those interested in applying to the Innovation RFP, two webinar recordings are available. The first is an information session on the application requirements and process. The second is presented by our partners at Frontiers of Innovation and the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard, sharing more on the IDEAS Framework and the science behind the support they will provide funded partners.

Now Accepting Applications for Innovation Fund RFP–Due August 8

The RFP for the Best Starts for Kids Innovation Fund for Prenatal to Five is now open. Applications are due August 8. Through this RFP, King County will partner with community-based organizations seeking to implement new or adapted approaches to support the health and well-being of pregnant individuals, children aged zero to five and their families, service providers and communities. Learn more here….