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DON Director’s Budget Communication

Dear Community Member: This afternoon, Mayor Murray presented his Proposed 2015-‘16 Budget to the Seattle City Council. While the Mayor did not discuss all of the specifics of the proposed budget, I want to share information regarding his budget as it relates to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Even though the city has not quite […]


Giant Clinic Offers Free Dental, Vision and Medical Care for People in Need

KeyArena at Seattle Center will be the site of a massive health clinic providing free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in need from October 23-26. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is proud to be a sponsor of this event. Intended to serve vulnerable and underserved people in our region, the Seattle/King County Clinic with […]


Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies Presents “A Sea Change”

A Sea Change is a film about the changes in our oceans and what it means for our future. Told by a curious grandfather with the help of an even more curious grandson, this documentary gives one pause.  Filmed in Norway, Seattle and California with scientists from the UW and NOAA weighing in, we are […]


Deadline Approaches to Apply for Matching Funds to Support your Neighborhood Project

If your group needs funds 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 for the Small and Simple Projects Fund is Monday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. This fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood […]


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

Middle and high school students are invited to join the Center of the Universe Art & Architecture Design Studio in Fremont. This FREE three-session program will take place on Sundays, October 5, 12 and 19 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Roosterwax, a local nonprofit educational organization, […]


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. […]


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, […]


Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider The Fionia Apartments in Uptown for Landmark Nomination

The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of The Fionia Apartments (109 John Street) at its meeting on Wednesday, September 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor, Room 4060. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments to the Landmarks Preservation Board should […]


Publicize your Fall Events with our Online Calendar!

You can post your events and activities to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods events calendar on our website.  Just visit our events page at, hit the link for “Submit an Event” on the upper left-hand column, read the “How to Submit…” and policy guidelines, and complete the form. Once your event is submitted, it takes two-four days to […]


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 […]