2021 SEEK Fund Application Information

Summer Program Funding

The WRPA SEEK Fund Program is designed to enable local parks and recreation agencies throughout our state to expand summer outdoor education programs offered to school-aged kids! This page explains the process for applying for the SEEK Fund. If you want to read more about the fund, its terms, applicant eligibility, and more visit the WRPA SEEK Fund page.

Learn More About the SEEK Fund

36 Agencies Receiving Funding this Summer Through the SEEK Program:

  • Aberdeen Parks and Recreation
  • Airway Heights Parks & Recreation
  • Anderson Island Park and Recreation District
  • Asotin County
  • Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation
  • Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District
  • Bellevue Parks & Community Services
  • Buckley Youth Activity Center
  • City of Burien Parks Department
  • Central Klickitat County Parks and Recreation District
  • City of Cheney Parks & Recreation Department
  • City of Colville
  • City of DuPont
  • Eastmont Metropolitan Park District
  • City of Federal Way
  • City of Issaquah Parks & Community Services
  • City of Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services
  • Longview Parks and Recreation
  • Manson Park & Recreation District
  • Metro Parks Tacoma
  • City of Moses Lake Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department
  • Olympia Parks, Arts & Registration
  • Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks)
  • Point Roberts Park and Recreation District No. 1
  • City of Raymond
  • City of Renton - Recreation & Neighborhoods Division
  • City of SeaTac
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation
  • Skagit County Parks, Recreation & Fair
  • City of Bellingham's Parks and Recreation Department
  • City of Mountlake Terrace
  • Town of Steilacoom
  • Tukwila Parks & Recreation
  • City of Vancouver
  • City of Waitsburg
  • City of Yakima Parks and Recreation


How to Apply for a SEEK Fund

Thank you for your interest in applying for the WRPA Summer Experiences & Enrichment for Kids (SEEK) Fund. Be sure you have reviewed the details, eligibility, and other information for this application before continuing.

To help applicants started we have created a SEEK Fund Application Guide. Please download this guide to help you gather your materials for the online application and the Project Cost Worksheet. Please review the guide to gather the information you will need before completing the online application. Applicants must also download, fill out, and upload the Project Cost Worksheet in the online form. 

The application window for 2021 is now closed.

View 2022 Application

Deadlines & Timeline

The WRPA SEEK Fund will be available for 2021 summer programs and 2022 summer programs. The application window for 2021 summer programs is now closed and applications can be submitted before the deadline listed below. There will be a new application for 2022 programs and this application will become available in the fall of 2021.

Applicants should bear in mind that 2021 funding will be based on 1½ months of programming (half of July, August), with sufficient funding reserved for a more full Summer 2022 round. Applications for Summer 2022 will open in the fall of 2021. 

Deadline for 2021 Applications: 5:00 PM | Friday, July 2, 2021
Application Review Period: Tuesday - Friday, July 6 - 9, 2021
2021 Applicants will be notified by: 5:00 PM | Monday, July 12, 2021