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Get funding for your community projects through the Neighborhood Matching Fund

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

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $1,123,111 in 27 Community-led Projects 

The City of Seattle has awarded $1,123,111 to support 27 community-initiated projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-seven community groups received awards averaging $41,597 and have pledged $1,034,436 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional services. Beginning… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board is holding its annual election of board members. Community members who are registered for this election will receive a ballot and self-addressed stamped envelope by mail. Physical ballots must be received by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods by Tuesday, June 25, 2024. Voters are encouraged to… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Queen Anne Pool

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Queen Anne Pool located in Queen Anne at 1920 1st Avenue W at its meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 3:30 p.m.  The nomination will be posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.” The… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission Now Accepting Applications

Teens ages 13-19 address issues important to youth The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a 15-member commission of ages 13-19 that addresses issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission work with… [ 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 ]

Learn about Seattle’s new City Council District boundaries

The City of Seattle is updating the boundaries of its seven City Council Districts to give each district approximately the same number of residents and balance representation in city government. This means that some Seattle residents may be shifting to a different district. These changes do not affect current City… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of building located at 1550-1560 E Olive Way / 410-422 E Denny Way

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the building located at 1550-1560 E Olive Way / 410-422 E Denny Way at its meeting on April 5, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards & Commissions Room (L2-80) of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks members for the Landmarks Preservation Board Architect position

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking a new member to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the Architect position. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation, and reviews proposed alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board is composed of two architects;… [ 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 a ballot deadline of November 1, 2022. Three positions were up for election. The results are as follows: Richard Hiner won Position #6 for Property Owner or Business Person There were no candidates for #3… [ Keep reading ]