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Neighborhood Matching Fund

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City Awards Nearly $1.65 Million to Support Neighborhood-Initiated Projects

Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council announced today nearly $1.65 million in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. Forty-three community groups received awards from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects as diverse as an Afro-Latino arts education program to the creation of welcoming gateways to neighborhoods. […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund for Back-To-School Projects

Does your neighborhood want to organize an activity or event to celebrate the fall back-to-school season? If so, it may qualify for support from NMF’s Small Sparks fund. This fund provides matching dollars of up to $1000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Project ideas might include Walking School Bus outreach, a back-to-school barbeque, […]

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Have a Project Idea for your Neighborhood? Come to One of our Workshops

The Neighborhood Matching Fund Program awards matching dollars for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members in Seattle. It is hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to its Small and Simple Projects Fund this October. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000. At the workshop you […]

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High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands Open for Business

The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands offer fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few. The farm stands’ hours of operation are 4 p.m. to 7 […]

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Colorful Mural Taking Shape as Pictured by The Seattle Times

View these colorful photos of volunteers working on the 63rd Street Mural Project taken by the Seattle Times. This is a project of the Phinney Mural Restoration Steering Committee and was supported by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award of $16,954. If you want to do a project to improve your neighborhood, there is another opportunity […]

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Neighborhood Matching Fund Supported West Seattle Cup Posts Highlights

This unique project was supported by a Neighborhood Matching Fund award of $9,750, with a community match of $10,755.  The project organizers report that while there were 420 players in the West Seattle Cup, there were many, many more people working hard behind the scenes to make it all possible - nearly 100 volunteers who collectively […]

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Funds Available to Neighborhoods to Support Night Out 2014 Activities

If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning […]

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Middle School Students! You Are Invited to Join Free Architectural Design Studio

Middle school students are invited to join the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio in Fremont. This FREE five-session program will take place on Wednesdays, June 25 through July 23, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., at the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Public Library.  Roosterwax, a local nonprofit educational organization, is presenting […]

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Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies Begins Friday June 20, 2014

Join Beacon Hill gardeners in celebrating National Pollinator Week by attending a free screening of the movie “More Than Honey”.  This award winning film will be shown on Friday, June 20 at 7 pm at the Garden House on Beacon Hill (2336 15th Ave S, across from the Shell station).  Meet reps from the national […]

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Only Two Weeks Left to Apply to the Neighborhood Matching Fund for your Community Project

If your group needs funding to do a neighborhood project, the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund may be able to help. However, you’ll need to be quick because the application deadline to the Small and Simple Projects Fund is Monday, June 2 at 5:00 p.m. This fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood […]

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