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Neighborhood Matching Fund

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Two April Workshops Offered for Large Projects Fund Applicants

The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting its last two workshops for those interested in applying to the Large Projects Fund this May. The Large Projects Fund provides matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Attendance at one of these workshops is required to […]

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City Awards $544,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Today the City announced $544,761 in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Twenty-nine community groups received awards from the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) for projects as diverse as youth fitness programs to pop-up parks. “These projects are the result of community members collaborating on ways to improve the quality of […]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider two Properties in Denny Regrade Neighborhood for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the National Cash Register Building at 1923-27 Fifth Ave. and the (old) IBM Building at 1929-33 Fifth Ave. on Wednesday, April 1 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Ave, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make […]

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Youth Opportunity Summit Saturday, April 11

Mayor Murray is convening an all-day Youth Opportunity Summit, with a particular focus on improving outcomes for young men of color. This Summit is intended to launch a new conversation about how we can build on the good work of our community partners through better alignment of resources, better coordination across systems and agencies, and […]

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Funds Available to Neighborhoods for Spring Clean Activities

If your neighborhood would like to participate in Spring Clean, the city’s annual community clean-up event, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your activity. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1,000 to help enhance their activities with funding […]

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“Cracking the Codes” Film and Discussion this Saturday, March 21

Join us Saturday, March 21 for a free screening of “Cracking the Codes” followed by a discussion facilitated by Darlene Flynn of the City of Seattle’s Office for Civil Rights.  Click here for more information.

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City of Seattle’s “Find It, Fix It” Offers Mobile Phone Users way Report Graffiti, Potholes and Other Issues

The City of Seattle’s “Find It, Fix It” smartphone app offers mobile users a way to report selected issues to the City. The app takes advantage of technology available on mobile devices, including geographic awareness, to give mobile users a convenient way to alert the City to issues such as graffiti, potholes and streetlight outages, […]

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Beacon Hill Meaningful Movie “Honor Totem” March 20

What can a person do when faced with injustice?  The John T. Williams Totem Pole project rose from the August 2010 fatal police shooting of Williams, a First Nations woodcarver.  The shooting, which was found to be unjustified by the Seattle Police Department, sparked an outcry that extended beyond the city of Seattle and the […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Workshops Coming up in March

Two Large Projects Fund workshops will be held in March.  Attendance at one of the offered workshops is mandatory for those groups wishing to apply to the Large Projects Fund. Dates and locations are: Tuesday March 10 at 6 – 8 p.m High Point Community Center – Multi-Purpose Room, 6920 34th Ave SW, 98126 Wednesday […]

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Large Projects Fund Workshop Tonight!

If your group is planning to apply to the Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Fund, you must attend one of six workshops.  Tonight’s workshop is being held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Casa Latina, 317 17th Ave S. The Large Projects Fund awards matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building […]

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