Question: Please share a brief description of mission, objectives and community served:
Answer: Global to Local’s aims to advance health equity by providing culturally appropriate services and reducing health and social disparities through community-led and informed system change. Our programs are based in SeaTac and Tukwila and we engage low income, BIPOC, and immigrant/refugee communities in the broader South King County area.
Question: Please provide information regarding the demographics of the people you serve, including race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, education, income level, etc.:
Answer: We served people of all race and ethnicities, but the majority of our clients are people with ethnic backgrounds from Spanish-speaking countries and east Africa. We serve both male and female, families and children. WE do not screen for sexual orientation, nor is it a barrier for services, and we serve people of all ages. The income level of our clients are predominately low-income – individual and families that qualify for state and federal basic needs programs such as SNAP, WIC, Section 8, and Medicaid/Medicare.
Question: Organization Size (number of paid staff and volunteers):
Answer: Paid staff = 10 FTE, 3 PT, currently no formal volunteers on staff.
Question: Please provide a summary of your budget for the current fiscal year:
Total budget: we just use our expense number: $1,468,989.30
Total income: $1,639,428.34
Total expenses: $1,468,989.30
Question: What is the breakdown of your income sources (percentage received from individuals, corporations, foundations, government, earned income, etc.)?
Non-government grants: 49%
Government grants: 34%
Individual giving: 1%
Earned income: 7%
PPP forgivable loan (for 2021 only): 10%
Question: How will you use our $10,000 donation? Please be specific, for example:
Answer: A donation from the 100 Women Seattle organization will support small food business incubator program. Resources will support the 13 women of color owned food businesses in our Spice Bridge food incubator program manage affordable rents through the COVID-19 pandemic for 6 months. The winter months are particularly hard for our business due to reduced foot traffic and the uncertainty of COVID-19. Additional resources will be given to the 13 businesses as rent credits to reduce their share of the rent but allowing to maintain the financial viability of the program.