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Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops

Do you have a community project idea, but need support to help make it happen? Join us at one of our upcoming Neighborhood Matching Fund workshops to learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Community and neighborhood groups interested in the fund are invited to attend.

Workshop dates and locations are as follows:

January 11, 10 – 11:30am
Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave S

January 25, 10 – 11:30am
Bitter Lake Community Center, 13035 Linden Ave N

February 4, 6 – 7:30pm
Seattle Public Library – Downtown, 1000 4th Ave

To attend one of these workshops, RSVP to  or contact us at 206-733-9916 or

The Neighborhood Matching Fund program has two funds:

  • The Community Partnership Fund provides funding up to $50,000 with three opportunities to apply a year. The deadline for the first round of 2020 is Tuesday, February 25.
  • The Small Sparks Fund provides funding up to $5,000 per project, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis through October 31.

More than 5,000 projects have occurred across the city since this program began in 1988. To learn more about the Neighborhood Matching Fund and its support to community-initiated projects, visit