POLICY COORDINATING GROUP
LEAD is governed by a Policy Coordinating Group. The group makes decisions by consensus via a memorandum of understanding. LEAD is entirely voluntary, and any stakeholder may choose to withdraw from LEAD at any time. The members include:
LEAD is funded by both the City of Seattle and King County.
The funders for the initial LEAD pilot program and program development and implementation were:
Open Society Foundations
Vital Projects Fund
The Social Justice Fund Northwest
The Seattle LEAD evaluation was funded by The Laura and John Arnold Foundation