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Vote now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements

You decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget The month of September is your chance to vote for your favorite local park and street improvement projects. It’s all part of the City of Seattle’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan announces $544,000 awarded to 23 organizations for community-initiated projects

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan congratulates 23 Seattle organizations that recently received grants from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Totaling $544,181, the 23 awards will go toward community projects created and implemented by Seattle groups and organizations. The grants range from $10,660 to $25,000, and awardees have pledged… [Read more]

Learn How to Get Funding for Your Community Project

Do you have a community project idea, but need some support to help make it happen? The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, invites you to any of our three workshops where you’ll learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an… [Read more]

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

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 projects that increase the sustainability of these… [Read more]

Get funds to support your Night Out event

If your neighborhood plans to participate in the Annual Night Out on August 6, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $5,000 to help fund Night… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan Announces $600,000 in Neighborhood Matching Fund Awards for Community-initiated Projects

28 organizations receive investments from Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced a $600,286 investment for community-initiated projects as part of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-eight community groups received awards ranging from $9,295 to $25,000 and have pledged $1,445,428 to match their award through… [Read more]

Applications for the Regional Census Fund (RCF) for Seattle and King County community groups are now open

The application for the Regional Census Fund is now live, and all King County-based 501(c)3 organizations planning to conduct Census outreach are encouraged to apply. Funds will be available in summer 2019, and will be administered by Seattle Foundation.

Neighborhood Matching Fund report shares highlights from 2018

As Neighborhood Matching Fund starts another cycle of offering community grants, we are reflecting on the highlights from 2018. Seattle communities are bursting with good ideas and putting in the hard work to make those dreams a reality with support from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. You don’t have to… [Read more]

Learn about Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops

Do you have a community project idea, but need some support to help make it happen? The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, invites you to any of our three workshops where you’ll learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an… [Read more]

Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund announces funding programs for 2019

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces the 2019 funding opportunities for community-initiated projects. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger neighborhoods and communities such as park improvements, public art, cultural festivals, community organizing, and… [Read more]