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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Neighborhood Matching Fund accepting applications for neighborhood projects
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
8/26/2013  11:30:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lois Maag  (206) 615-0950


Neighborhood Matching Fund accepting applications for neighborhood projects
Deadline for Small and Simple Projects Fund is October 7

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.

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.htm or 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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Department of Neighborhoods

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