Two requests for proposal are currently available through Historic South Downtown. Both grants are limited to programs or projects that benefit the two historic neighborhoods of Pioneer Square and Chinatown-International District.


HSD Round 3 Request for Proposal: Funding up to $1M for programs and projects serving South Downtown.

Read the Round 3 RFP.

  • You can access the application through the RFP link above. Please note, we are unable to make the application savable, meaning you cannot save your work and return later. However, you can view a PDF of the questions here, so that you can prepare to complete the application in one setting.

COVID-19 Emergency Response RFP: Funding up to $475,000 in emergency funds to assist area nonprofit and small businesses.

Read the COVID-19 Emergency Response RFP.

  • You can access the application through the RFP link above. Please note, we are unable to make the application savable, meaning you cannot save your work and return later. However, you can view a PDF of the questions here, so that you can prepare to complete the application in one setting.
  • Questions and Answers related to the COVID-19 Emergency Response RFP.
  • Emergency Funding applications will be reviewed by the Community Review Panel, consisting of: Erin Goodman, Al Poole, and Chris Arkills.

HSD will release the planned Round 3 of our regular grant making program later in the Spring


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