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Archives for 2019

Applications for the Regional Census Fund (RCF) for Seattle and King County community groups are now open

The application for the Regional Census Fund is now live, and all King County-based 501(c)3 organizations planning to conduct Census outreach are encouraged to apply. Funds will be available in summer 2019, and will be administered by Seattle Foundation.

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nomination of the Conover House

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Conover House (1620 16th Avenue) on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, May 15 (rather than March 6 as originally scheduled). The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards &… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nomination of the West Woodland Elementary School

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the West Woodland Elementary School (5601 4th Avenue NW) on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is… [Read more]

Public meeting scheduled to discuss zoning modification at Roosevelt High School

The public is invited to discuss the development plans for Roosevelt High School located at 1410 NE 66th St. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in the school library. The Seattle School District is requesting a modification (also known as a “departure”) from a… [Read more]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to take action on two issues affecting renters

The Seattle Renters’ Commission has recently issued statements urging the City of Seattle to act on two issues affecting renters: In line with their 2015 resolution, Seattle City Council and Mayor Durkan are urged to affirm their support of a repeal of the Statewide rent control ban; and once state… [Read more]

P-Patch community garden plots available in select neighborhoods

Would you like to have a plot in one of Seattle’s fabulous P-Patch community gardens? Do you want to grow fresh organic produce for yourself and your family? Would you like to learn great gardening techniques from your gardening neighbors? If so, we have P-Patch plots available for a small… [Read more]

Neighborhood Matching Fund report shares highlights from 2018

As Neighborhood Matching Fund starts another cycle of offering community grants, we are reflecting on the highlights from 2018. Seattle communities are bursting with good ideas and putting in the hard work to make those dreams a reality with support from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. You don’t have to… [Read more]

Learn about Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops

Do you have a community project idea, but need some support to help make it happen? The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, invites you to any of our three workshops where you’ll learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an… [Read more]

Indulge in random acts of kindness on Neighbor Day

Join us for Seattle’s 25th Annual Neighbor Day on May 4 and help us flood Seattle with a celebration of kindness and community! With everything going on in our world and in our city, we could all use a chance to de-stress and reconnect with our neighbors, friends, and communities… [Read more]

Get to know our new External Relations Division Director: Waing Waing

WAING WAING Division Director for External Relations   Where did you grow up: In Gaborone, Botswana. I was born in Burma and when I was five, my family moved to Botswana and I grew up there. What neighborhood do you call home: I have lived in the Central District since… [Read more]