Previous Race Equity Grants

The Race Equity Grant program has two funding cycles each year. Application deadlines are April 15th and August 15th. See all grantees from previous cycles below:

Spring 2019 (inaugural):

Center for Justice
Addressing racial inequality in Spokane through policy advocacy, community legal clinics, and post-conviction and re-entry services.

Cowlitz Wahkiakum Legal Aid
Advancing race equity in Southwest Washington with community trainings, outreach, and organizational capacity building.

Disability Rights Washington
Integrating movement lawyering into a statewide action plan to better serve people with disabilities in communities of color.

Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima & Kittitas
Opening new inroads at the courts for Spanish-speaking families previously excluded from linguistic and cultural access.

Entre Hermanos & QLaw Foundation
Expanding statewide services to Latinx LGBTQ immigrants through direct representation of asylum seekers, legal clinics, and trainings for volunteer attorneys.

Seattle Clemency Project
Advocating for clemency for refugees around the state who are at risk of being deported and separated from family due to prior convictions for which they have already served time.

Tenants Union of Washington State
Building the power of low income renters of color to advocate for just cause eviction, rent control, and housing justice.

Washington Parole Coalition
Organizing community members impacted by mass incarceration, survivors of violence, and civil legal aid providers to bring comprehensive parole reform to Washington.

West African Community Council
Achieving legal status and permission to work for Limited English Proficient members of Seattle’s growing West African community.

What’s Next Washington & Freedom Project
Removing systemic barriers to re-entry by building skills, support, and resources for people directly impacted by the criminal justice system.