FAQ for Applicants

Frequently Asked Questions for Grant Applicants

Want to know more about WWIN grants? We’ve compiled quick answers to some of the most common questions applicants ask. If you don’t find your answer below, check out the other What We Do pages or e-mail us at programs@wwin.org.

What services does WWIN provide?

WWIN makes grants for health care and education. Detailed information on our grant programs can be found on the WWIN Grant Program page.

Am I eligible to apply for a WWIN grant?

Interested in an Education Grant? Read more about Education Grant eligibility criteria.
Interested in a Health Care Grant? Read more about Health Care Grant eligibility criteria.
If you meet the criteria for the grant program you’re interested in, then you’re welcome to apply for a WWIN grant.

I submitted my application. How do I know if I’ve been selected for a grant?

We email all applicants to inform them of their status within six to eight weeks of the last day of the application window. (For example, if an application is open until October 31, we will typically notify applicants by December 31.)

How are the grants paid out?

Once WWIN has received and approved invoices for completed authorized services, WWIN pays the provider (the dentist, eye doctor, or mental health provider) or educational institution (the college or university or bookstore) directly.

Can I stop by the WWIN office for more information?

Unfortunately we’re a very small office and cannot handle walk-ins.

Where can I find other resources?

Washington 211 has the most comprehensive listing of health and human services and providers. Visit their website or dial 211 for more information. You can also contact the 24-hour crisis line at 866-4-CRISIS
(866-427-4747). In the case of an emergency, dial 911.

Can WWIN help me with housing, clothing, childcare, toys, or food assistance?

Unfortunately, WWIN cannot assist with these resources. We recommend that you contact Washington 211 for information on those types of services.

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