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Grants Available for Organizations Providing Youth Sports and Development Activities

A youth is playing futsal outdoors and is a kicking a soccer ball. The futsal court has a purple and green graffiti art barrier surrounding the court.

UPDATE 4/6/22: Application deadline extended to April 14, 2022, 11:59pm

The City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department is offering our annual Hope For Youth fund. This fund was established to increase access to athletic and positive development activities for youth ages 11-19. $42,000 has been allocated for 2022 applicants. Organizations providing youth sports and development programs within the City of Seattle are eligible to apply.


To apply for Hope for Youth funds you must:

  • Be a non-profit agency (501c3) or be represented by a fiscal sponsor with non-profit status
  • Provide activities or services for youth ages 11-19 that will be completed by 12/2/2022
  • Be in good fiscal standing with the City of Seattle (no outstanding debts or grants)

Funds Available

  • Organizations can apply for up to $3,500
  • This is a reimbursement program; funds will be reimbursed after the completion of the program and submission of all required documentation and invoices

Applications are available Tuesday, 3/1/22. The application window closes Thursday, 3/31/22.

To learn more, and to apply go to