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11/06/2009
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to host free Neighborhood Matching Fund workshops this fall
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10/28/2009
Department of Neighborhoods invites public to open house events on November 3
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10/23/2009
International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election
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8/29/2009
Mayor awards $1.3 million for neighborhood projects
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods hosts celebration for community organizations
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8/14/2009
Act now to apply for free trees for your neighborhood and your yard
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8/14/20009
High Point community dedicates youth mural and P-Patch garden
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8/14/2009
Voters can drop off ballots at six Neighborhood Service Centers
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7/15/2009
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to host Neighborhood Matching Fund Workshops
Small & Simple applications due August 31, 2009
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7/13/2009
Queen Anne community invited to discuss Kinnear Park revitalization
Meeting attendees will get park updates from representatives of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department and Seattle Police Department, learn about the efforts and progress of the new Friends of Lower Kinnear Park (FOLKpark) steering committee and hear about ways to get involved.
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3/24/2009
Small and Simple Projects Fund Awards
Small and Simple Projects Fund awards list.
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3/24/2009
Eighteen community groups receive ‘Small and Simple’ funding awards totaling $212,496 through the Neighborhood Matching Fund program
Amount is matched by $274,203 from community groups.
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3/20/2009
Eighteen ‘Small and Simple’ projects to receive $212,496 through the Neighborhood Matching Fund program
Small and Simple Projects Fund awards totaling $212,496 will be made to 18 community groups at a special awards ceremony to be held by the City of Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods.
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3/20/2009
‘Passport Day in the USA’ event to be held in four local Neighborhood Service Centers in Seattle
The City of Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods is hosting a Passport Fair in four Neighborhood Service Centers on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.
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3/4/2009
City funds youth violence prevention projects
Three projects receive a total of $75,000
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2/21/2009
Winners of ‘Neighbor Appreciation Day’ Art Contest Selected
Students to be honored by Mayor Nickels at Pancake Breakfast
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6/12/2008
Mayor Nickels awards $680,000 to 49 projects through Neighborhood Matching Fund
22 youth projects and 27 Small and Simple projects to receive awards tonight
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3/19/2008
Mayor Awards $240,000 to 19 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Event recognizing community building also teaches people how to write grants, get involved
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3/21/2008
Passport hours now include Mondays in seven Neighborhood Service Center locations throughout Seattle
More hours allow you to plan for summer vacation, while giving you one of the few places in the region where you can apply for a passport on a Saturday!
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3/19/2008
Mayor Awards $240,000 to 19 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Event recognizing community building also teaches people how to write grants, get involved
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1/23/2008
Queen Anne/Magnolia Service Center Opens at New Location!
"Little City Hall" will feature services available to the community
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1/18/2008
Mayor's Scholars Awards Now Available
Middle school students get chance at $500 for school or for the charity of their choice
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12/7/2007
One Week Left for Students to Submit Art for Neighbor Appreciation Day Contest
Winning Art Adorns Thousands of Free Cards Available for Annual Celebration
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7/18/2007
Mayor Nickels Awards $1,499,059 to 23 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Community based projects are matched by almost $3M from neighborhood volunteers
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5/29/2007
MMayor to Present Scholar Awards to Middle School Students
Winners receive $500 for school or for the charity of their choice
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4/13/2007
Mayor to Launch Neighborhood Climate Fund at Major Rally
Popular City Matching Fund Expanded to Help Fight Global Warming
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2/7/2007
Neighbor Appreciation Day Cards Are Here
Student Art Contest Winners Selected,
Top Prize Adorns Neighbor Appreciation Day Cards

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12/6/2006
Mayor Awards Nearly $250,000 to
21 Seattle Neighborhood Projects

Amount is matched by $278,201 from community groups
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7/13/2006
Mayor Awards over $1 Million to 14 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Money matched by almost $2 million from neighborhood donations
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1/12/2006
Mayor Nickels awards over $340,000 to support race and social justice efforts
Community groups’ projects will work to increase understanding and promote social justice
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1/17/2006
Neighbor Appreciation Day Student Art Contest Winners Selected
Winning Art Will Adorn Neighbor Appreciation Day Cards
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7/15/2005
Mayor Awards More Than $1.4 M to 18 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Grants include pocket parks, a Japanese community center and a senior center
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6/28/2005
Mayor Awards Over $200,000 to 18 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
Neighborhoods all over city get funds to improve their communities
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2/18/2005
Mayor's Scholars Awards Now Available
Middle school students get chance at $500 for school or for the charity of their choice
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1/14/2005
Mayor Nickels Funds Race and Social Justice
Neighborhood Projects

Community groups who are working to increase understanding and promote social justice will share $500,000
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12/3/2004
Mayor Nickels Awards $163,958 to16 Seattle Neighborhood Projects
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9/1/2004
Mayor Nickels Awards $229,051 to Neighborhood Projects
20 outstanding "small and simple" projects receive funding
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7/21/2004
Mayor Nickels Awards $947,506 to Neighborhood Projects
Eighteen "outstanding" projects recommended for funding
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