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Get funding for your community projects through the Neighborhood Matching Fund

Learn about funding opportunities at upcoming virtual workshops Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has opened applications for the second round of our 2022 Neighborhood Matching Fund Community Partnership Fund and will host three virtual workshops for those interested in applying. The Neighborhood Matching Fund consists of two funds – the Community… [ Keep reading ]

Help Us Review Applications for the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund Grant

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 quality of life for… [ Keep reading ]

SCIDpda Supports Small Business Neighbors With Protective Window Films

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is a community development organization that preserves, promotes, and develops the Chinatown International District (CID) so that it can continue to be vibrant, culturally unique, and community-centered. It does this through affordable… [ Keep reading ]

Amigos de Seattle helps communities stay connected to culture and each other

Based in South Park, Amigos de Seattle hosts community workshops focused on folklore, art, health, and the environment and runs the community radio station, Amigos de Seattle Community Radio. Last year, the organization received a Duwamish River Opportunity Fund grant. We recently connected with Javier Matias to learn more about… [ Keep reading ]

Rainmaker Fund Supports the Movers and Shakers Making a Difference in the Chinatown International District

With COVID cases continuing a roller-coaster trajectory and people tentatively trying to find a new normal of social interactions, it goes without saying; the last couple of years have been rough. But while we have all grappled with the pandemic from a health standpoint, the Asian American community has also… [ 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-… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Black Farmers Collective turns to the land to build sustainable, equitable futures for communities of color

The Black Farmers Collective is a group of urban food system activists working to improve the health of Black communities through food justice and sovereignty. Their mission is to build a Black-led network of food system actors to acquire and steward land, facilitate food education, and create space for Black… [ Keep reading ]

Food Equity Fund Grantee Clean Greens Farm and Market Brings “Produce to the People”

Founded in 2007, Clean Greens Farm and Market is a small nonprofit organization established by Black Dollar Days Task Force to provide education around food justice and healthy eating and to grow and supply fresh produce at affordable prices to low-income families. They also organize a youth program that gives… [ 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 ]