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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Workshops available to learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
7/31/2013  4:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lois Maag  (206) 615-0950


Workshops available to learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund
Matching funds support neighborhood-initiated projects

The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting three workshops for those interested in applying to the Small and Simple Projects Fund this October. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood organizations for community-building projects.

At the free workshops, attendees will get an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process and requirements. The workshops are open to all:
Wednesday, August 14; 6:00—7:30 p.m.
Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE

Thursday, August 22; 6:00—7:30 p.m.
NewHolly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave South

Tuesday, September 10; 6:00—7:30 p.m.
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave South

To learn about the Small and Simple Projects Fund, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm. The deadline for applications is October 7 at 5:00 p.m., but be sure to register early on our web-based application system. Feel free to call us at 206.233.0093 or email NMFund@seattle.gov to discuss your project idea with one of our project managers. We are eager to help you.

The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) Program awards matching funds for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members in partnership with Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Its overall goal is to build stronger and healthier neighborhoods through community involvement and engagement. Every award is matched by a neighborhood’s contribution of volunteer labor, donated materials, in-kind professional services, or cash. 

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