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Meet the young Black leaders at the center of Eli’s Park Project

In our latest video, hear the story behind the Eli’s Park Project Teen Advisory Team, a group of Black, female teens leading change in North Seattle. Through community organizing, outreach, and performance they are working to engage community members and help create an accessible, inclusive, nature-based park where people of… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces awards to seven Duwamish River neighborhood projects

The City of Seattle announced grants for seven community projects serving neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. As part of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund, these projects will help to increase the sustainability of the neighborhoods impacted by the Superfund clean-up. The projects will begin this year and will continue into… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Youth are leading the way toward a cleaner, safer Duwamish River

“Juntos, Si Podemos Cuidar Nuestro Río Duwamish,” also known as “Together, we can care for our Duwamish River,” are a youth-led community project of Duwamish Valley Sustainability Group. For two years, we have been honored to support their work through the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. They’ve recently been creating a… [ Keep reading ]

Duwamish River Opportunity Fund to provide $250,000 for community-initiated projects

Seeking proposals to support Duwamish River neighborhoods For years, Duwamish River neighborhoods have been impacted by environmental injustices, including the Superfund clean-up occurring in and along the river. To support them, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again seeking proposals to the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF) to help fund community-based… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming virtual workshops

Our popular Neighborhood Matching Fund is relaunching after a pause in funding cycles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning July 16, applications will be available for the program’s Community Partnership Fund, which provides up to $50,000 to support community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will host three… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces First-Ever Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund Awards

The fund will invest a total of $150,000 in 22 media organizations that serve historically undercounted communities Today, the City of Seattle announced the recipients of the 2020 Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund. With a total investment of $150,000, 22 media organizations will receive grants to educate and engage… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund announces funding programs for 2020

Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its 2020 funding programs. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger neighborhoods and communities. Examples of projects include park improvements, public art, cultural festivals, community organizing, and much… [ Keep reading ]