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Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

After holding two of its largest public fundraisers – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – Highline Schools Foundation will be distributing $25,000 in funds to schools…

Northeast Burien gets redevelopment boost with $5 million federal grant

Northeast Burien gets redevelopment boost with $5 million federal grant

by Jack Mayne The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $5 million grant to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to redevelop and create 732,000 square feet of air cargo-related warehouse space... [Read more]

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund announced a $1.2 million grant to Highline Medical Center’s Highline Health Connections program, which serves the community’s most medically... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

The Bel-R Greenhouses are located at 12415 5th Place SW in Burien. by Jack Mayne Spending money is always of great concern to Burien taxpayers, especially when the city simply does not have a lot of available... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’ program

Highline Schools Foundation announces $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’ program

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will again offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall through their 2nd annual Impact Grant—created as an effort to... [Read more]

City of Burien’s 2015 Arts and Culture Grant Applications now available

City of Burien’s 2015 Arts and Culture Grant Applications now available

The City of Burien’s 2015 Arts and Culture Grant Applications are now available, and the deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 15. The city allocates approximately $20,000 each year for Arts and Culture... [Read more]

Hilltop Elementary School receives grant from Highline Schools Foundation

Hilltop Elementary School receives grant from Highline Schools Foundation

Hilltop Elementary School received a $1,000 grant from the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence to buy hard cover non-fiction books for their library.. This grant was matched by Usborne Books for... [Read more]

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District announced Wednesday (March 19) that it received a grant to launch an initiative to “provide every student with a work-based learning experience before graduation.” The... [Read more]

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline School District will launch Pre-K Play and Learn next week, a new early education program geared to incoming kindergarten students who haven’t had access to high-quality preschool programs. Funded... [Read more]

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School (HHS) received a $67,000 grant from the King County Sheriff’s Office to pay for a truancy mentor, athletic equipment and laptop computers, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday... [Read more]

King Conservation District Grant to fund replacement of Eagle Landing stairs


King Conservation District Grant to fund replacement of Eagle Landing stairs


The damaged stairs at Eagle Landing Park in Feb., 2013. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The King Conservation District Board has approved a grant for $12,300 to support Burien Parks replacement of the chronically... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Global Connections High School’s new “Positive Behavior Student Advisory Council” program is the winner of Highline Schools Foundation’s first annual Impact Grant, and will receive $10,000 from the Foundation…

Highline Schools awarded nearly half a million dollars in ‘Race to the Top’ funds

Highline Schools awarded nearly half a million dollars in ‘Race to the Top’ funds

Highline Public Schools was awarded $440,000 in ‘Race to the Top’ funds, which will be used to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in five elementary schools... [Read more]

City of Burien offering Arts & Culture Grant funding; deadline is Aug. 16

City of Burien offering Arts & Culture Grant funding; deadline is Aug. 16

The City of Burien annually offers Arts & Culture Grant funding, and it’s now accepting applications from individuals, groups and organizations that “provide arts and cultural enrichment... [Read more]

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline Public Schools is one of seven King County districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Highline,... [Read more]

Burien’s New Futures Gets DuPont Pioneer Grant for Family Advocacy

Burien’s New Futures Gets DuPont Pioneer Grant for Family Advocacy

Burien’s New Futures received a $1,000 DuPont Pioneer grant towards their Family Advocacy programming this week.   “Every day at Pioneer we are working hard to develop seeds that will help... [Read more]

HHS Awards $3.6 Million Grant for Obesity Prevention & Tobacco Control

HHS Awards $3.6 Million Grant for Obesity Prevention & Tobacco Control

On Monday (Oct. 1), a $3.6 million grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help fun children’s obesity prevention and tobacco control. Seattle Children’s... [Read more]