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

2/11/2015
My Father’s Cambodia, a film project supported by the Neighborhood Matching Fund, will screen this Saturday at the Asian American Film Festival.  Click here for more information.
2/6/2015
If your group is planning to apply to the Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Fund, you must attend one of six workshops.  Tonight’s workshop is being held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Casa Latina, 317 17th Ave S. The Large Projects Fund awards matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building […]
2/5/2015
A community event funded in part by our Neighborhood Matching Fund Hip Hop legends and enthusiasts from around the country will gather in the Pacific Northwest, as 206 Zulu, Seattle’s Hip Hop and community non-profit organization, celebrates its 11th anniversary February 6-8, with an explosive three days of music, art, and dance. The festivities kick-off […]
2/2/2015
One week remains to submit your proposal to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF) which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground improvements, trail upgrades, natural area renovations, park benches and tables, […]
2/1/2015
The Technology Matching Fund provides awards of up to $30,000 in matching funds to community projects which increase technology literacy, provide access to computers, the Internet, and other information technologies; and increase civic participation in the use of technology.  Workshops are being held February 10, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S., Seattle, 98144; and on February 12, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Solid Ground, 1501 N. 45th St., Seattle, 98103. […]