Programs & Services

Historic Preservation

Furuya Building

This program manages the designation and protection of more than 400 historic structures, sites, objects, and vessels, as well as eight historic districts throughout Seattle.

Neighborhood Matching Fund

Neighborhood Matching Fund

Apply for matching dollars from the Neighborhood Matching Fund when initiating, planning, and implementing projects that strengthen your community.

Major Institutions and Schools

Aerial photo of Seattle Children's Hospital and the surrounding neighborhood

Represent your community and work in partnership with Seattle's hospitals, universities, colleges, and public schools to craft equitable development plans through the Major Institutions and Schools programs.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Our Leadership Development division includes the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, Seattle Youth Commission, and our Community Liaisons.

P-Patch Community Gardening

P-Patch Community Gardening

This program manages and promotes community-stewarded open spaces for organic urban agriculture to individuals and groups.

Outreach and Engagement

Outreach and Engagement

Our Outreach and Engagement division includes Community Engagement Coordinators, Add Your Voice, and Engage Seattle.

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

The Department of Neighborhoods provides grants and other funding support to community groups who want to make big and small changes in their neighborhoods.

Commissions

Commissions

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods currently staffs three City of Seattle Commissions: Community Involvement Commission, Seattle Renters' Commission, and the Seattle Youth Commission.