Grants & Funding

The city of Seattle believes in the power of community and our partnership with community members to improve their quality of life. The city has a wide variety of funding programs that can help you make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play. Visit the funding areas below for more information.

Community Funding Areas

News, Success Stories and Announcements

7/10/2015
As we come up on awarding the 2015 Technology Matching Fund grantees on Wednesday, July 15 in the Council Chambers, we thought it might be a good idea to look at success stories from 2014. The University of Washington’s Women’s Center’s Making Connections (MC) Program received a Technology Literacy and Access grant for $14, 399 to “provide […]
6/22/2015
Cultural Facilities Fund application now open Closes Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11 p.m. PST The 2016 Cultural Facilities Fund is currently open and is designed to support capital projects that improve Seattle’s arts spaces in significant and lasting ways. Our goal is to help Seattle-based organizations build and improve their facilities in ways that […]
4/8/2015
The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) is hosting workshops for community groups interested in learning more about our popular Small and Simple Projects Fund. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Each workshop provides an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of […]
3/31/2015
One of 3 parks projects has the chance to receive $20,000! Through an initiative called “Parks Build Community,” one of three local parks and recreation projects will receive a $20,000 grant – and Seattleites get to choose which one. This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association, Disney | ABC Television Group and ESPN […]
3/27/2015
The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting its last workshop for those interested in applying to the Large Projects Fund this May. The Large Projects Fund provides matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Attendance at a workshop is required to submit a Large Projects […]