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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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Let’s Talk Race: a Neighborhood Matching Fund profile

For 30 years our Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) has been providing financial support and resources to help make our communities stronger and more connected. In that time, we have funded more than 5,000 projects across the City of Seattle, including neighborhood improvement projects, community organizing efforts, cultural events, public art,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces awards to nine Duwamish River neighborhood projects

The City of Seattle awarded grants to nine 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 2019…. [ Keep reading ]

Collaboration in Action on First Hill

What does an alley near a hospital and the redesign of a public park have in common? The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods! A few years ago, Swedish Medical Center First Hill was interested in redeveloping its campus. Owing to the impact that hospitals, universities, and colleges have on surrounding neighborhoods,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle awards $755,000 in matching funds for 14 community-based projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $755,000 to support 14 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Its Community Partnership Fund offers matching funds of up to $100,000 to community organizations committed to fostering and building our community. These awards range from $17,000 to $100,000 with… [ Keep reading ]