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Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5% of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7% are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our largest allocation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund announces funding programs for 2021

Fund supports community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its 2021 funding programs. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger communities, with an increased emphasis on projects led by or… [ Keep reading ]

Facilitator selected for Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force

The City of Seattle’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods have selected Seattle-based company The Profitable Nonprofit to coordinate and facilitate the City’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force (ECI), a group of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) community leaders. The ECI Task Force… [ Keep reading ]

Help Feed Your Neighbors

For food banks and organizations that provide food access and meal services, the holiday season is always a busy time of year. With the number of people experiencing hunger and food security rising dramatically due to the pandemic, the services of these organizations are more vital than ever this year…. [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these COVID-safe holiday activities and giving

It has been a hard year! For many people, the feelings of joy and celebration typically felt during the holiday season have been replaced by sentiments a bit more melancholy in 2020. If you fall into this category, fear not. We are here to help! Over the past nine months,… [ Keep reading ]

Community Conversations Continue

We invite you to join us for our second monthly Community Conversation where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style where you have a chance… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $750,000 in 23 Community-initiated Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $756,626 to support 23 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-three community groups received awards ranging from $9,418 to $50,000 and have pledged $721,956 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Community Conversations

We invite you to join us for our new monthly Community Conversations where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style that will allow… [ Keep reading ]

Get Counted at Our Census Pop-Up Events!

It’s not too late to complete the 2020 Census! Join the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods at one of our Census Pop-Up events throughout the City on Wednesday, September 23. Our Community Liaisons will be available to answer your questions, help you fill out the Census, and give away face coverings… [ Keep reading ]

Receive up to $1,800 to start a Community Emergency Hub

In partnership with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is offering up to $27,000 in funding to support Community Emergency Hubs throughout the city.  This is enough to provide 15 groups with up to $1,800 to create their own Hub-in-a-Box. A Hub-in-a-Box contains the essential… [ Keep reading ]