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Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to Receive $125,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has been approved for a $125,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Stories of Belonging. This is one of 51 grants the agency approved nationwide to support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission invites participation in public forums

Updated May 12, 2022 የሲያትል መልሶ ማከፋፈያ ኮሚሽን በህዝባዊ መድረኮች ላይ ተሳትፎን ይጋብዛል 西雅圖選區重劃委員會邀請您來參加公共論壇 시애틀 지역구 재조정 위원회, 공개 포럼 참여 초대 Guddiga Dib-u-dejinta Seattle wuxuu ku martiqaadayaa ka qaybgalka golayaasha dadweynaha La Comisión de Reconfiguración Distrital de Seattle le invita a participar en los foros públicos Ang Komisyon ng… [ Keep reading ]

Request for Proposals Open for Generational Wealth City Programs Impact Analysis

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking a qualified consultant or consulting team to help the City of Seattle establish a baseline understanding of how current investments and strategies are working to close race-based wealth gaps. The results of this contract will impact the City’s “big picture” strategy for building generational… [ 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 ]

Proposals Sought for BIPOC Generational Wealth Research and Analysis

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking a qualified consultant or consultant team to provide research, analysis, and expertise in support of developing coordinated municipal strategies that address intergenerational wealth gaps and historic underinvestment in Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) communities. The Consultant will have demonstrated knowledge, expertise, and relationships… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund Invests $1 Million in Community-Initiated Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $1,000,318 to support community-led projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Food Equity Fund. Nineteen community groups will receive awards ranging from $10,500 to $75,000 to advance projects that increase equitable access and opportunities to grow, learn about, and/or eat healthy, affordable, and culturally… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund announces 2022 funding opportunities for community centered projects

Fund supports community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its 2022 funding programs. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger communities, with an emphasis on projects led by or impacting… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 1. Four positions were up for election. The results are as follows: Joseph Herrin won Position #1 for Property Owner. Tommy Patrick won Position #4 for Property Owner or… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 30. Five positions were up for election, due to the postponement of the election in 2020. The results are as follows: Ryan Gilbert won Position #1 for a Business… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]