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9/9/2011  
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Neighborhood Matching Fund hosts community workshops
Special emphasis on emergency preparedness

Deadline for Small and Simple Projects Fund applications is October 17

September 9, 2011 (Seattle, WA) - Seattle Department of Neighborhoods will hold two workshops for community members interested in applying to the fall cycle of the Small and Simple Projects Fund, a program of the Neighborhood Matching Fund. Attendees will learn how to develop a competitive proposal for any project and hear about resources available for emergency preparedness projects. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Seattle Office of Emergency Management staff will be on hand to assist applicants and answer questions. The workshops will be held on:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Ballard Public Library (5614 22nd Ave NW); 6 - 8 p.m.; or
  • Thursday, Sept. 15 at The 2100 Building (2100 24th Ave S); 6 - 8 p.m.

The deadline for the Small and Simple Projects Fund for awards up to $20,000 is Monday, October 17 by 5 p.m. To learn more, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/.

Community members are also encouraged to contact a Neighborhood Matching Fund Project Manager before applying at 206-233-0093 or NMFund@seattle.gov. For those applying for emergency preparedness projects, contact the Seattle Office for Emergency Management at SNAP@seattle.gov or call 206-233-5076.

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