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Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $891,410 in 21 Community-initiated Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $891,410 to support 21 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-one community groups received awards ranging from $18,900 to $50,000 and have pledged $707,755 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]

Help us review grant applications for the Food Equity Fund

Application deadline extended to December 6, 2021 at 5pm. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting community members to serve on the Food Equity Fund Grant Review Panel. Grant reviewers will assist the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund program by reviewing submitted grant applications and selecting those projects that will… [ 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 ]

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 ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund now accepting proposals

UPDATE: Deadline extended to December 7, 2021 $3 million available to 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 the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund by November 30, 2021. This new grant program… [ Keep reading ]

Comic novella highlights achievements of Asian Americans in World War II

Building on the interest and success of their 2019 film “From Gum Saan to Golden Spike,” the OCA-Greater Seattle continues their creative narration of Asian American history with the recent project “In a Yellow Tone.” This comic novella highlights the contributions and sacrifices made by Chinese American military veterans through… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at Upcoming Workshops

Fund supports community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting three virtual workshops for those interested in applying to their Neighborhood Matching Fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods seeks community members to serve as grant reviewers for Duwamish River Opportunity Fund

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting community members to serve as grant reviewers for the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF). Grant reviewers assist the City of Seattle’s DROF program by reviewing submitted grant applications and selecting those projects that will be the most impactful in improving the quality of life… [ 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 ]

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $826,000 in 20 Community-initiated Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $826,841 to support 20 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty community groups received awards ranging from $8,550 to $50,000 and have pledged $1,725,350 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]