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Neighborhood Matching Fund wants your feedback

The Neighborhood Matching Fund is a grant program of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. The program has been operating for more than 30 years and has supported over 5,000 community-led projects. These endeavors include everything from park improvements to community festivals, and youth mentorship programs.  We are working with the community to review… [ Keep reading ]

Report Back: ‘Growing BIPOC Generational Community Wealth’ Workshop Informed and Inspired Participants

Last month on Martin Luther King Day, community members gathered at Garfield High School for the ‘Growing BIPOC Generational Community Wealth’ workshop. Workshop participants learned about Seattle’s racial wealth divide and the barriers limiting BIPOC communities’ access to capital. And they discussed community-led strategies for generating individual and collective wealth…. [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund Now Accepting Proposals 

$2.3 million available to community-initiated projects working to advance food equity. Community-based organizations working to create an equitable and sustainable local food system in Seattle are encouraged to apply for the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund by the March 19, 2024 deadline. The Food Equity Fund supports work led by those who… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund invests $990,533 in 23 projects led by community

The City of Seattle has awarded $990,533 to support 23 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-three community groups received awards ranging from $18,440 to $50,000 and have pledged $946,164 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional services…. [ Keep reading ]

Wallingford Porchfest brings community together for live performances from (you guessed it) porches.

Earlier this summer, people gathered on front lawns and along sidewalks in Wallingford for Porchfest, a live music event where artists performed from resident porches throughout the neighborhood. The event started during the pandemic as a way for people to gather and socialize safely, while giving musicians an opportunity to… [ Keep reading ]

“Honor & Care” event supports and celebrates Black childcare providers

In the fall of 2022, the Seattle affiliate of the National Black Child Development Institute, BCDI-Seattle organized an event that served and celebrated Black childcare providers. The event, Honor & Care, focused on sharing resources and information and recognizing the hard work and dedication of workers in the childcare industry…. [ Keep reading ]

Get funding for your community projects through the Neighborhood Matching Fund

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is currently accepting applications for the Neighborhood Matching Fund. The Neighborhood Matching Fund is a granting program that consists of two funds – the Community Partnership Fund and the Small Sparks Fund – which support grassroots projects that build stronger communities, with an emphasis on projects led… [ Keep reading ]

Restaurant 2 Garden supports Danny Woo Community Gardeners with compost from neighborhood restaurants’ food scraps

The pilot project, Restaurant 2 Garden is working to create a hyper-local system where food waste from eateries in the Chinatown International District are brought to the Danny Woo Community Garden, composted on site, and distributed to the garden members. The majority of gardeners at Danny Woo are seniors and… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund invests $2 million in 21 community-initiated projects

The City of Seattle is investing $2,000,000 to support community-led projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ (DON) Food Equity Fund General Grant. Twenty-one community groups will receive awards ranging from $49,688 to $100,000 to advance projects that increase equitable access and opportunities to grow, learn about, and/or eat healthy,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $1,012,644 in 25 Community-led Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $1,012,644 to support 25 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-five community groups received awards ranging from $13,535 to $50,000 and have pledged $889,749 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]