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King County Promise Taking Applications through April 4

It’s officially here! Puget Sound College and Career Network (PSCCN) is super excited to share that King County Promise Request for Proposals (RFP) is open.  After more than four years of co-developed work, PSCCN and the King County Department of Human and Community Services (DCHS) are ready to welcome partnership applications for the first phase of King County Promise from February 17 – through April 4 at 2 pm.

For complete official information about the RFP, please visit the DCHS Contracts Page. Under the Open Funding Opportunities table, find and click on the King County Promise Partnerships- Phase I link. 

  • For questions about the RFP, visit the link above and scroll to expand information listed as RFP Questions. Email Andria Howertown, RFP Coordinator, at DCHSContracts@kingcounty.gov with additional questions. Please list KCP RFP in your email’s subject line. 
  • PSCCN will be hosting two King County Promise Budget and Partnership workshops to help applicants understand and use the KCP budget calendar and provide opportunity for networking, relationship building, and potential partnerships.  Online registration is open for the March 2 and March 9 workshops.  

PSCCN would like to take this time to thank the hundreds of King County students, parents, educators and systems leaders who helped us arrive at this milestone. The comprehensive vision for more equitable, accessible, and supported postsecondary access and success couldn’t have been created without you. This first launch of the King County Promise RFP is meant to lay the foundation for a collective vision moving forward.  Please share throughout your networks and let’s celebrate together!

If you have any questions regarding the King County Promise program model and the long-term vision, please contact us at KingCountyPromise@psesd.org and/or check out the King County Promise FAQs.


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