The city's 2023-24 budget includes $3.1 million to address critical human services needs in the community. The money is from the second tranche of an American Rescue Plan Act grant issued to the city in 2021.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of many Bellevue residents, and indicators predict that increased human services needs will continue post-pandemic. The City Council has allocated this federal pandemic funding to assist households in their recovery.
The 2023 application process is now closed. Awards will be announced in Spring 2023.