Neighborhood News Blog

SATURDAY: Murray to lead Delridge Neighborhood ‘Find It, Fix It’ Walk
On Saturday, Mayor Ed Murray will lead a Find It, Fix It Community Walk in Delridge with neighbors to identify physical changes in the neighborhood that improve maintenance and support public safety. Examples of issues to address include overgrown trees, graffiti, street light outages, and litter. Once the elements are identified, the City and community […]
2016 Proposed Budget Highlights
Dear Friends and Colleagues: Mayor Ed Murray delivered his 2016 Proposed Budget to the City Council today, and I am pleased to inform you of a few items related to Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s current programs and services. First, the most notable change to our budget is the increase. Yes, I said increase. Our budget […]
Mayor Murray, Seattle City Council Approve $1.5 Million in Matching Funds to Support Neighborhood-initiated Projects
Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle City Council today approved more than $1.5 million in matching funds to support neighborhood projects across the City. Nineteen community organizations will receive awards from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund program for a variety of projects involving physical improvements, events, and cultural activities. “The Neighborhood Matching Fund creates […]
Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Available to Support “Shop Small” Activities
Is your neighborhood business group, chamber of commerce, or business district planning an activity for Small Business Saturday? If so, your group may qualify for support from Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund program. Its Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars of up to $1000 for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Small Business Saturday and Shop […]