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 groups and community organizations for community-building projects.

To learn about the Small and Simple Projects Fund, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm. This is the last opportunity in 2014 to apply to this fund.

There are two more workshops scheduled where you can get an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process and requirements. To RSVP call 206-733-9916 or go online at surveymonkey.com/s/NMFWorkshop. Childcare and interpreters can be arranged when you RSVP and request these services at least 72 hours in advance. The workshops are open to all:

Tuesday September 9 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E
Tuesday September 16 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE

Our Neighborhood Matching Fund staff is available to advise groups on ways to develop successful applications and projects. You are strongly encouraged to call 206.233.0093 or email NMFund@seattle.gov to discuss your project idea with one of our project managers.

A program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) Program awards matching funds for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members. Its goal is to build stronger and healthier neighborhoods through community involvement and engagement. Every award is matched by a neighborhood’s contribution of volunteer labor, donated materials, in-kind professional services, or cash.

Final Neighborhood Matching Fund Workshop this Thursday, January 23

The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting the final of three workshops this Thursday for those interested in applying to the Small and Simple Projects Fund on February 3. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects.

At each workshop, you will get an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process and requirements. To RSVP, call 206-733-9916 or go online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMFWorkshop. Childcare and interpreters can be arranged if you RSVP and request these services at least 72 hours in advance. Final workshop:

Thursday, January 23; 6 – 8 p.m. Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave S

To learn about the Small and Simple Projects Fund, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 3 at 5:00 p.m., but be sure to register first on our web-based application system now. There will be two more opportunities to apply to the Small and Simple Projects Fund on June 2 and October 6, 2014.

Our Neighborhood Matching Fund staff is available to advise groups on ways to develop successful applications and projects. We are eager to help you, so call 206.233.0093 or email NMFund@seattle.gov before applying to discuss your project idea with one of our project managers.

The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) Program awards matching funds for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members. Its goal is to build stronger and healthier neighborhoods through community involvement and engagement. Every award is matched by a neighborhood’s contribution of volunteer labor, donated materials, in-kind professional services, or cash. The Fund is a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Next Matching Fund Small and Simple Workshop Tomorrow Night!

The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to the Small and Simple Projects Fund on February 3. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects.

At each workshop, you will get an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process and requirements. To RSVP, call 206-733-9916 or go online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMFWorkshop. Childcare and interpreters can be arranged if you RSVP and request these services at least 72 hours in advance. The workshops are open to all.  Your next opportunity:

Tuesday, January 14; 6 – 8 p.m.
Ravenna Community Center, 6535 Ravenna Ave NE

Two Small and Simple Projects Fund Workshops Coming in January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You are invited to attend a January 17 workshop on upcoming matching fund opportunities for community–initiated neighborhood or technology projects. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Department of Information Technology are hosting a joint workshop from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on 4408 Delridge Way SW.  The workshop will present information on the criteria and application guidelines for both the Small and Simple Projects Fund and the Technology Matching Fund. If you can’t attend this workshop, our department is hosting another workshop on the Small and Simple Projects Fund. It will be on January 29 at 6 p.m. at the Greenwood Public Library on 8016 Greenwood Ave N.  Interpretation services can be requested for either workshop by contacting us at least one week prior to the workshop.

The Small and Simple Projects Fund, part of our Neighborhood Matching Fund, awards up to $25,000 to support groups in building community relationships around a project. The application deadline is March 4 at 5 p.m. For information on the Small and Simple Projects Fund, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm  or phone 206.684.0464 or email NMFund@seattle.gov. And for information on the Technology Matching Fund, visit www.seattle.gov/tech/tmf/ or call Delia Burke at 206.233.2751.