How to Apply

Applications are now open for the Fall cycle of our Community Partnership Fund, which provides up to $50,000 to support community-building projects in Seattle's neighborhoods. Application deadline is September 15, 2020. Our Small Sparks fund is currently on pause until further notice. 

Step 1: Review NMF Guidelines (PDF) to learn about:
  • What We Fund
  • Who Should Apply
  • Application Steps and Review Process
  • And much more...
Step 2: Call (206) 233-0093 to arrange a conversation with an NMF project manager who will help you:
  • Understand the program guidelines and application process
  • Navigate our online grants system
  • Review draft applications
Step 3: Complete and submit your application by the deadline at