Seattle Relief Fund & KCEN Assistance

Phase 2 of the Seattle Relief Fund opened Monday (Oct 25) and closes Monday, November 15.

The estimated time to apply is 10 minutes. Applicants can learn more and apply at

About The Seattle Relief Fund

The Seattle Relief Fund is offering one-time funding for direct cash assistance to Seattle’s most vulnerable low-income residents and their households who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis for individuals and households.

Awards will be $1,000 - $3,000 depending on household size. One application per household.

Eligibility & Where to Apply

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be 18 years old or older AND
  • Someone in their household must
    • live within the Seattle city boundaries OR
    • attend a Seattle Public School OR
    • be enrolled in Seattle Promise program OR
    • be an artist/cultural worker* who owns or rents an art studio or rehearsal space within the Seattle city boundaries at any point since March 2020 AND
  • Their household income is under 50% of the median household income in Seattle

Undocumented and unsheltered folks welcome to apply!

*For any of our unsheltered neighbors, you'll need an address to deliver awarded funds. We can support you with that as well! Just give us a call.

KCEN Application Support

If you need assistance with your application, you can give us a call at 253-237-3586 on Mondays 11am - 2pm or Fridays 11am - 1pm. If you cannot reach a KCEN team member, please leave a brief message and your call will be returned within 48 hours.

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