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Our ‘Brave Commitment’ is to find solutions for nonprofit funding

By Janis Avery and Mike Heinisch – Contributing writers, May 27, 2021, 11:03pm EDT Imagine our community without agencies supporting children, youth and families. In King County and throughout Washington, these nonprofit organizations serve unmet needs: safe places, after-school programs, counseling, food security, housing stability, behavioral health, foster care enhancements, youth development, mentoring. But theseContinue reading “Our ‘Brave Commitment’ is to find solutions for nonprofit funding”

The State of the Sector: A Look at the Health of the Organizations Serving Children & Youth in our Community

To read the Call to Action and learn more about the state of the sector, click here. The nonprofits serving children, youth, young adults, and families in our community are under tremendous strain. This report take a look at some of the myriad issues they face, including: Massive deficits and year over year losses DifficultyContinue reading “The State of the Sector: A Look at the Health of the Organizations Serving Children & Youth in our Community”

A Blueprint for Success: A Provider Plan for King County’s Children, Youth, Young Adults & Families System

Open our Blueprint for Success by clicking here. This plan was created by the youth providers at the Brave Commitmentstable. It describes our vision for a County where our children, youth andfamilies have what they need to grow up healthy, safe and supported. The plan is one of three actions undertaken by the Brave Commitments(BC)Continue reading “A Blueprint for Success: A Provider Plan for King County’s Children, Youth, Young Adults & Families System”

What can Washington State do?

A transformation is needed in agency services and funding structures to stabilize the human services system to deliver on its mission ensuring that every child, youth, and family thrives. Insecure and inadequate funding limits nonprofit agencies capacity for creativity and effectiveness.  Insolvency and closure are real threats to our community’s human services infrastructure. As COVIDContinue reading “What can Washington State do?”

What can my City do?

A transformation is needed in agency services and funding structures to stabilize the human services system to deliver on its mission ensuring that every child, youth, and family thrives. Insecure and inadequate funding limits nonprofit agencies capacity for creativity and effectiveness.  Insolvency and closure are real threats to our community’s human services infrastructure. As COVIDContinue reading “What can my City do?”

What can my County do?

A transformation is needed in agency services and funding structures to stabilize the human services system to deliver on its mission ensuring that every child, youth, and family thrives. Insecure and inadequate funding limits nonprofit agencies capacity for creativity and effectiveness.  Insolvency and closure are real threats to our community’s human services infrastructure. As COVIDContinue reading “What can my County do?”


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