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NMF Online Application

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods uses a web-based application and fund management system. All applications are submitted online.

With this system, applicants can:

  • Communicate with NMF staff
  • Make updates and changes to required documents (invoices, reports, etc.)
  • Review and track your documents throughout the duration of the project

To register for an account and apply, see directions below.

Already registered? Click here

step 1
Before submitting an application, you need to register.

Give yourself at least two business days to be confirmed.
  • Go to and click on Register Here.
  • Complete and submit the registration form.
  • Within 1-2 business days, you will receive an email with your user ID and password (from ).
  • Login to the system to view and click on Funding Opportunities to begin your application!

step 1
How to Apply for NMF Funds

NOTE: SAVE your work as you go. You can logout and return to edit your application at any time.

STEP 1: Go to and login using your ID and password.
STEP 2: Go to Funding Opportunities and click on the NMF fund you want to apply for.
STEP 3: Click on Start a New Application.
STEP 4: Enter the Project Title; click on Save (upper right corner of screen).
STEP 5: Click on Go to Application Forms (right-hand side).
STEP 6: Complete each application section.

Click Save after entering new data or when changes are made.

Click the Mark as Complete link after you complete each section. Note: All sections must be marked complete in order to submit your application.

STEP 7: Click the Preview link to view the application.

step 1
How to Submit an Application

STEP 1: STEP 1: Review each application section to verify that all the information is correct.
STEP 2: Ensure all sections are Marked as Complete.
STEP 3: Go to the Application Forms page and click the Submit link.
STEP 4: Confirm that you want to submit by clicking OK when prompted. Make sure to submit your application by 5 pm on the assigned deadline date.

PLEASE NOTE: Once submitted, changes cannot be made to the application.
  • You will immediately receive an email confirmation that your application was successfully submitted.
  • You will also receive a letter no later than one week after the application deadline acknowledging your application and outlining the review process by NMF staff.

Questions? Contact the NMF Program at 206-233-0093 or


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