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Duwamish River community projects to receive $244,000 in funding from the City of Seattle

The City of Seattle announced grants for seven community-driven 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… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund invests $2.8 million in 22 community-initiated projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $2,800,000 to support community-led projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ (DON) Food Equity Fund. Twenty-two community groups will receive awards ranging from $75,000 to $150,000 to advance projects that increase equitable access and opportunities to grow, learn about, and/or eat healthy, affordable, and… [ Keep reading ]

Gifts of Hope Back-to-School Supply Giveaway Brings Aid and Builds Community

Gifts of Hope supports community members in need by connecting them to services, hosting supply giveaways, providing employment training and education workshops, and much more. Earlier this year, Gifts of Hope received a Neighborhood Matching Fund Small Sparks grant to support their Back-to-School Community Giveaway. We recently connected with Founder… [ Keep reading ]

The International District Emergency Center continues Donnie Chin’s commitment to safety

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member For over half a century, the International District Emergency Center (IDEC), based in the Chinatown International District (CID), has been serving as a community-centered alternative to policing. It was founded by Donnie Chin in 1968. Donnie was a hero in the CID,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Chinatown Block Watch helps neighbors work together to increase safety

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Seattle Chinatown Block Watch is based on the idea that neighbors working together is one of the best ways to build up safety. Run by volunteers, many of whom are seniors who live or have roots in the… [ Keep reading ]

International Community Health Services supports COVID-19 safety with…Minecraft!

By Stacy Nguyen, journalist, designer, and community member International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that offers affordable health care services to anyone in need. They serve thousands of patients every year at multiple locations across our region. ICHS was founded in 1973, during a time… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]