Health Sciences and Services Authority (HSSA) of Spokane County promotes bioscience based economic development and advances new therapies and procedures to prevent disease and promote public health.

HSSA was created in 2007 by Washington State RCW 35.10435.104, and Spokane County Resolution 7-1054. Our duties, priorities, and policy were created by Washington State RCW 3.104.060 104.060 , Spokane County Resolution 8-1056 and renewed until 2038 by Spokane County Resolution 2021-0055.

Our Priorities

Provide better health and health care in Spokane County. orange heartbeat

Create well-paying jobs in Spokane County.

Power future growth in Spokane County.

HSSA of Spokane County is a grant-making organization.

15% of available funding supports the underinsured and uninsured in Spokane County through Access to Care grants.

75% of available funding is distributed to support activities which may include, but are not limited to:

^ The conduct of biomedical research.

^ Commercialization of biomedical technology.

^ Efforts to improve health and patient outcomes, and lower health care costs.

^ Hiring of scientific faculty.

^ The acquisition of important instrumentation and laboratory cores.

Upcoming Events

HSSA Prospective Applicant Information Meeting

Upcoming HSSA Grant Review Deadline

In an effort to be more responsive to our applicants, our Grants Committee has created bi-monthly application deadlines for matching grants and grant writing assistance awards.
Upcoming 2024 submission deadlines: May 1st, July 1st, September 1st, November 1st

HSSA 2024 Board Meetings

March 20, 3:00-5:00pm
June 21, 7:00-9:00am
Special Board Meeting Board Orientation July 9 12:30-1:30pm
Special Board Meeting July 17, 3:00-4:15pm
Special Board Meeting August 21, 3:00-4:15pm
Special Board Meeting August 29 Strategic Planning Intensive 8:30am-3:00pm
September 18, 3:00-4:15pm
Special Board Meeting October 16, 3:00-4:15pm
Special Board Meeting November 13, 3:00-4:15pm
December 18, 3:00-4:15pm
See the Meetings & Agenda's Page under "About" to get the full agenda and location of each meeting.

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*Spokane County is the only one in Washington with a Health Sciences & Services Authority.

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