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Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $849,711 in 20 Community-Led Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $849,711 to support 20 community-initiated projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty community groups received awards ranging from $18,700 to $50,000 and have pledged $710,588 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind… [ Keep reading ]

Food Equity Fund now accepting proposals for funding

Funds available to support community-initiated projects working to advance food equity Community-based organizations working to address food education, access, and security in Seattle are encouraged to apply for Tier Two of the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund by April 30, 2022. This new grant program prioritizes projects led by… [ Keep reading ]

Support Your Neighbors in the CID!

支持您的邻里!支持您的鄰居! Hỗ Trợ Những Người Sống Quanh Qúy Vị! Community safety is one of the City of Seattle’s top priorities for the Chinatown International District (CID). In a year where we have witnessed a surge in violence targeting the Asian American community, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods would like to offer additional financial support to the organizations, community groups, and individuals who have stepped up… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Rocio Briones talks about how to support Latinx businesses

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

The Vietnamese American Community and COVID-19 by Trang Hoang

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Pride: Black Trans Task Force

Due to the toxic intersection of systemic racism and transphobia, Black transgender people face persistent discrimination, violence, and exclusion from necessary resources and services. In response, the Washington Black Trans Task Force (WA-BTTF) was established to directly center the needs of the Black transgender community in our region.  WA-BTTF is an organizing collective by and for Black trans and… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]