Health & Human Services

Global Objectives

Theory of Change: If we help underserved individuals increase income/resources and access healthcare, then individuals and families will have a greater chance of being economically self-sufficient and contributing to their success in life.

Program Goal: Individuals are trained in relevant job/employment skills, obtain employment, build financial assets, access health services, and improve health. Additionally, programs provide for the economic growth of underserved communities through social enterprises and systemic improvements in service delivery.

Local Strategies

At The Boeing Company, we believe that advancing the economic well-being and health of our most vulnerable residents gives them a chance at a new beginning. Through investments in select, innovative programs that deliver tangible results, we can give substantive help to individuals, families and communities that need it the most.

In the Puget Sound area, Boeing invests in programs that:

  • Support low-income Puget Sound residents to:
    • Improve employability and access employment through workforce development, social enterprises, small business development, and job training in high-demand sectors such as manufacturing and health care.
    • Increase income and resources through wage progression strategies and access to public benefits.
    • Build assets through savings programs and financial services linked to financial education.
  • Improve health outcomes of low-income and vulnerable populations through community-based prevention projects that engage cross-sector partners in promoting healthy lifestyles.
  • Address health and human services issues at a systems level through collaborative initiatives that address emerging needs, foster innovation, integrate technologies and business practices, improve outcomes, and/or streamline services.

Boeing makes investments to health and human service nonprofits in King, Pierce, and Snohomish County.

Staff Contact

Gina Breukelman, Community Investor, Health & Human Services

Grantmaking Process

To apply for a project grant, please follow the following steps:

  • Determine that your agency meets the eligibility and exclusions guidelines.
  • Contact your local community investor to discuss a proposed project and its alignment to Boeing's local strategies.
  • If your community investor determines that your project aligns to Boeing's local strategies, you may be asked to submit an online letter of inquiry (LOI) in Cybergrants.
  • Your LOI will be evaluated through our early gate review process for alignment, readiness, viability, measureable outcomes and broad impact.
  • If the LOI is approved, you will be given an invitation code and invited to submit a full grant proposal in Cybergrants.

Grantmaking Timeline

April 1 – July 31, 2014 Nonprofits contact community investors to discuss projects
LOIs accepted in CyberGrants on a rolling basis
LOIs reviewed through early gate review process
April 1 – August 31, 2014 Full proposals accepted in CyberGrants on a rolling basis
Community investors conduct due diligence
October 31, 2014 Grant notifications


For ease and efficiency, all grant Boeing payments will be made electronically via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). If you are not yet set up, your community investor will provide instructions on how you can set up for EFT payment.

Boeing does not make contributions to capital campaigns.

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