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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 ]

City of Seattle seeks community members to serve on the Community Involvement Commission

Application deadline extended to June 30, 2021 The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is currently recruiting to fill 11 vacancies on the Community Involvement Commission (CIC). The Community Involvement Commission advises the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and other City departments on coordinated, Citywide outreach and engagement activities. The commission is dedicated to holding the City accountable for increasing… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Your Neighbors!

Throughout this pandemic, we have witnessed the true meaning and power of community. So many people have stepped up to take care of each other—selflessly providing food, supplies, shelter, entertainment, a helping hand, a kind message, a song, applause, and, above all else, compassion and kindness. These acts of generosity… [ Keep reading ]

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5% of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7% are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our largest allocation… [ Keep reading ]

Help Us Improve Our Website!

We need your help to improve the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website! We’re recruiting participants for two studies, one focused on usability and the other on accessibility. Usability Study If you are interested in participating in our usability study you will just need to fill out a short questionnaire. This is used to… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle seeks community members to serve on the Seattle Renters’ Commission

Updated: May 4, 2021 Application deadline extended to May 31, 2021. The City of Seattle is seeking community members to serve on the Seattle Renters’ Commission (SRC). The Seattle Renters’ Commission advises the City on policies and issues of interest to renters citywide. The Commission is composed of 15 members… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these COVID-safe holiday activities and giving

It has been a hard year! For many people, the feelings of joy and celebration typically felt during the holiday season have been replaced by sentiments a bit more melancholy in 2020. If you fall into this category, fear not. We are here to help! Over the past nine months,… [ Keep reading ]

Community Conversations Continue

We invite you to join us for our second monthly Community Conversation where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style where you have a chance… [ Keep reading ]