SBHC Planning, Start Up and Operations Grant Information

The intent of the School-Based Health Centers - Improving Health Care Access for Children and Adolescents in Washington grant is to fund projects which will increase the number, capacity, and sustainability of SBHCs in Washington; improve the health and educational outcomes of children and youth in Washington; and continue efforts to increase health equity throughout Washington and prioritize serving, engaging, and supporting historically underserved communities, including Tribal communities.

DOH opened the grant application in spring of 2022. We are excited to announce the grant recipients for July 2022 through June 2023:

Planning Grants ($50,000) - to plan for a new SBHC in a community or school where one does not currently operate:

  • Bellingham School District
  • Grays Harbor County Public Health – North Beach School District
  • Mount Baker School District
  • Sea Mar Community Health Centers – Tacoma Public Schools
  • Tubman Center for Health & Freedom – Rainier Valley Leadership Academy
  • White Salmon Valley School District

Start-Up Grants ($250,000) - to start and open a SBHC where one does not currently operate:

  • CHAS Health – Mead School District
  • Family Health Centers – Omak and Pateros School Districts

Operational, Expansion, and/or Improvement Grants ($150,000) - to maintain, improve, or expand existing SBHC operations:

  • HealthPoint – Federal Way Public Schools
  • Jefferson County Public Health – Quilcene, Chimacum, and Port Townsend School Districts
  • Peninsula Community Health Services – North Mason School District
  • The Health Center – Walla Walla Public Schools

We look forward to sharing updates over the coming months.