Funding Neighborhood Projects


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(Note: The Seattle City Council is in recess between Aug. 19th and Sept. 2nd. Below, is a re-post of a news release from the Department of Neighborhoods I hope you find informative)

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small and Simple Projects Fund. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, October 7.

Bradner Gardens Park, one of many Neighborhood Matching fund sites in Seattle

Bradner Gardens Park, one of many Neighborhood Matching fund sites in Seattle

The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching funds of up to $25,000 to support community members as they work together to build a stronger and healthier neighborhood through civic participation. Activities may be physical projects, as well as educational, cultural, and relationship-strengthening activities.

To learn about the guidelines and application process, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htmor attend a Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop on Tuesday, September 10 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave S). To begin the application process, groups need to register first at webgrants.seattle.gov, our web-based application and fund management system.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Neighborhood Matching Fund has awarded approximately $50 million to neighborhood groups for community projects across the city. To learn more about the Fund, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/.

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