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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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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 www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/calendar, 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 […]

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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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Night Out and Picnics in the Precinct Happening in August

This year marks the City of Seattle’s 30th Annual “Night Out Against Crime” celebration on Tuesday, August 5. Recently, Mayor Murray laid out a comprehensive public safety plan for Seattle that underscores the importance of providing opportunities for youth and community members to enjoy their streets and public spaces citywide. The Mayor believes Night Out […]

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Registration Still Open for Night Out August 5

Night Out is  a unique opportunity to bring your neighbors together, welcome new neighbors, talk about crime prevention and Block Watch efforts, and mainly just have a great time with food, music, games – whatever you want. The creativity we’ve seen of what neighborhoods come up with is amazing. Some gatherings are just a few households; […]

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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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West Seattle Garden Tour, supporting Barton Street P-Patch, Sunday, July 20

The West Seattle Garden Tour celebrates the Art of Gardening’s 20th Anniversary this year.  This milestone garden tour, showcasing nine spectacular NW residential gardens in West Seattle, will take place on Sunday, July 20th  2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Tour and help support the Barton Street garden, one of the recipients of this year’s […]

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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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