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Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming virtual workshops

Our popular Neighborhood Matching Fund is relaunching after a pause in funding cycles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning July 16, applications will be available for the program’s Community Partnership Fund, which provides up to $50,000 to support community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will host three… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Esprit Autenreith, the newest member of our Neighborhood Matching Fund team

Esprit Autenreith is an Administrative Specialist working as the self-proclaimed “paperwork wizard/witch” for the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) program. She is responsible for tracking all things related to the Community Partnership Fund within NMF as well as providing basic administrative support to the whole team. Get to know more about… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at upcoming workshops

Do you have a community project idea, but need support to help make it happen? Join us at one of our upcoming Neighborhood Matching Fund workshops to learn how to get funding for your project. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund announces funding programs for 2020

Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces its 2020 funding programs. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger neighborhoods and communities. Examples of projects include park improvements, public art, cultural festivals, community organizing, and much… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle awards $471,337 in matching funds for 20 community-initiated projects

Congratulations to 20 community organizations awarded grants from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund. These funds will go toward projects created and implemented by Seattle groups and organizations. The grants range from $13,950 to $25,000, and organizations have pledged a total of $789,312 to match their awards through local… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan announces $544,000 awarded to 23 organizations for community-initiated projects

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan congratulates 23 Seattle organizations that recently received grants from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Totaling $544,181, the 23 awards will go toward community projects created and implemented by Seattle groups and organizations. The grants range from $10,660 to $25,000, and awardees have pledged… [ Keep reading ]

Learn How to Get Funding for Your Community Project

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]