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

10/17/2014
The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest invites owners and managers of Filipino-owned/managed businesses and businesses serving the Filipino community to two workshops sharing topics of interest to businesses. The workshops are on Thursday, November 6 at Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Avenue South. The topic of the first workshop at 6:00 p.m. […]
10/8/2014
Everyone is invited to Freeway Estates, the community orchard located in Roosevelt, for the 4th Annual Cider Fest on Saturday, October 18 from 2 – 5 p.m. It is located on 6th Avenue NW, just two blocks south of NE 65th. Since the orchard’s young trees are just starting to produce, feel free to donate […]
10/7/2014
A broad coalition of educators, union activists, community organizers, and artists have organized a two-month-long series of free events to commemorate Carlos Bulosan’s 100th birthday and to cement his place in Seattle’s history. The events will share Bulosan’s history, artistic work and impact even today on contemporary social justice issues. This project is funded in […]
10/3/2014
Grants are available to help make the routes to your neighborhood school safer. Some examples of past projects funded by the Safe Routes to School Mini Grants include kick-starting a walking school bus with safety vests and flags for bus “drivers;” supporting walk to school month events with prizes and incentives for walkers; incentives for […]
10/1/2014
The Eritrean Community In Seattle and Vicinity, ECSV, has been serving Eritrean families since 1983.  Located in the Central District the organization has served as a bridge to help  Eritrean refugees and immigrants to adjust to the culture of their new home here in the United States. With a $15,000 grant from the Technology Matching Fund, ECSV provided a much needed upgrade to their aging computer lab.  Five new computers and an air conditioner to […]