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

1/27/2015
      NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact           Jason Kelly, Mayor’s Office Press Secretary, 206.684.8379 Viet Shelton, Mayor’s Office Communications Director, 206.684.3952 $470,000 in matching funds offered for technology projects Applications due March 19 SEATTLE (Jan. 27, 2015) –The City of Seattle invites community organizations and nonprofits to […]
1/9/2015
The city of Seattle is accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is February 9, 2015. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground improvements, trail […]
1/7/2015
1st workshop is Thursday, January 8 The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) is hosting workshops for community groups interested in learning more about the city’s 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 […]
1/1/2015
Older adults with low vision reconnect with their independence in a new assistive technology learning lab funded by the City of Seattle’s Technology Matching Fund. Low vision caused by age-related eye diseases compromises the ability of older adults to continue activities of daily life, self-care, and even social interaction. One nonprofit, Sight Connection, enhances the ability of individuals with vision loss to lead active independent lives. The Technology Matching Fund provided Sight Connection with a […]
12/31/2014
Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies is back for another year due to popular demand! As always, free movie, free popcorn for all.  Doors open at 6:15 for neighbors to meet and chat. The next film will be “The Finland Phenomenon” on January 16 at the Garden House, 2336 15th Ave S.