Human Needs Grants

The City of Everett’s Citizens Advisory Committee held a public hearing on December 14th, 2023 and funding recommendations for 2024 Human Needs award allocations were scheduled as a Consent Item at the City Council meeting on January 24, 2024.


Community priority needs for the 2024 Program Year were determined by the Citizens Advisory Committee at a public hearing on August 8, 2023 and approved by City Council through Resolution 7931. A list of needs is below. Community priority needs will set priorities for Community Development funding awards for Human Needs funds. 

Priorities for Human Needs funding will support Mayoral directives:

• Violence Prevention

• Behavioral Health

• Housing Choices for All

• Prosperous City


The City of Everett's Citizen Advisory Committee held a public hearing on December 13, 2022 and funding recommendations for 2023 Human Needs funds were made to City Council. Council was briefed on the funding recommendations at the January 18, 2023 meeting with action on February 1, 2023 meeting. 

Please click here for Resolution 7861 - Human Needs funding 2023.

More information on the Citizens Advisory Committee can be found at Citizens Advisory Committee.


Human Needs funds are provided to programs that are accessible without regard to ability to pay, as well as programs that are physically accessible, culturally sensitive, linguistically accessible, and non-discriminatory. The City intends to support programs that promote diversity of all types. 

Funds are available on a January 1 - December 31 calendar year.

General funds of $4 per capita support Human Needs programs in the City. 


The City of Everett is an equal housing opportunity agency. The City will arrange for translation or interpretation services for non-English speaking and hearing impaired residents upon request. The City strives to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Please contact Vicki Dorway at (425) 257-7185 or email to arrange special accommodations or translation services.

  1. Kembra Landry

    Housing & Community Development Program Manager

  2. Vicki Dorway

    Community Development Specialist