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Two Large Projects Workshops Coming up in April

April showers bring not only May flowers, but also two Large Project workshops! The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting two more workshops for those interested in applying to the Large Projects Fund this May. The Large Projects Fund provides awards of up to $100,000 in matching funds

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Join us! Seattle Neighborhood Summit 2014 on April 5

You are invited to engage with both your neighbors and city government at the Seattle Neighborhood Summit 2014 on Saturday, April 5. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Here’s what you can look forward to: Diane Douglas from CityClub will discuss the recently released

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Seattle City Council Approves Three new Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for three new City of Seattle landmarks. Located in the Queen Anne/Fremont, Maple Leaf, and University District neighborhoods, these landmarks exemplify the diversity and the rich cultural and architectural heritage of our city. The City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation,

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Large Projects Fund Workshop Tonight

Plan to attend this or one of two remaining workshops after tonight, if you wish to apply to the Large Projects Fund in May! Tuesday, March 25th, 6 – 8 p.m. Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave Northeast The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting four

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City Awards $346,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods awarded more than $346,000 in matching funds to support 18 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Community groups received Small and Simple Projects Fund awards from the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Program (NMF) for projects that range from community festivals to a World Cup-style soccer tournament. The

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Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Workshop Tonight!

If your group is planning to apply to the Large Projects Fund, be sure to attend tonight, 6 - 8 p.m. El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Avenue South. The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting workshops for those interested in applying to the Large

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New Emergency Hubs at P-Patch Gardens Underway

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Seattle Office of Emergency Management received a $35,000 Community Resilience Award from FEMA to establish community hubs at P-Patch community gardens that serve as gathering places in an emergency. The funds supported volunteer training, translations and emergency hub kits at 12 southeast Seattle gardens with five gardens

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Georgetown Great Race this Saturday!

Organized by PACE (People's Academy for Community Engagement) students, and funded by the Neighborhood Matching Fund Small Sparks program, this fun event encourages teams of two to explore the Georgetown neighborhood in search of answers to various clues and riddles.  Come join the fun this Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m.  Register at

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Neighborhood Matching Fund Supported Afro-Latino Arts Education Season Produces Video of Community Forums

With the support of a $20,000 award from the Neighborhood Matching Fund, Afro-Latino Arts Education Season conducted four community forums in different parts of Seattle to brainstorm as a community what the community would like to see implemented in an Afrolatino arts education event. The group reached about 500 community members and collected information from the forums,

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Workshops Available for Large Projects Fund Applicants

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

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