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15 Services

Apply for a Community Crosswalk

Interested in getting a Community Crosswalk in your neighborhood?

Apply for a Neighborhood Tree

Apply for a free tree through Trees for Neighborhoods.

Apply for A Safe Routes to School Mini Grant

Grants of up to $1,000 for walking and biking encouragement programs.

Apply for Arts Funding

Office of Arts & Culture funding opportunities for individuals and organizations.

Apply for Only In Seattle grants

Grants available in business districts for neighborhood improvement.

Apply for the Major Projects Challenge Fund

Seattle Park District Major Projects Challenge Fund provides a funding match for large projects.

Apply for the Racial Equity Fund

Building capacity in the community to address structural racism.

Apply for the Summer Opportunity Fund

Funds to support positive summer activities and opportunities for young adults.

Apply to the Community Climate Project Fund

Funding grassroots climate focused programs, events, education or outreach initiatives.

Apply to the Neighborhood Matching Fund

Matching dollars for community projects to enhance and strengthen their neighborhoods.

Apply to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund

Funds to neighborhoods for small-scale improvements to streets and parks.

Apply to the Technology Matching Fund 

Apply to the Technology Matching Fund

Green Your Business

Tools and assistance for making your business more green.

Grow Your Business

Direct services to Seattle businesses, including permitting assistance, financing, advocacy, location assistance.

Start Your Business

How to start a business in Seattle.

21 Programs

CityArtist Projects

Grants for individual artists.

Civic Partners

Grants for cultural organizations.

Civic Poet

Two-year poetry residency in Seattle.

Community Climate Projects

Supports grassroots organizations that engage the community in climate action.

Community Crosswalks

Special painted crosswalks are a great way to represent a neighborhood.

Cultural Facilities

Grant for cultural facilities.

Cultural Space

Support, strengthens, and expands cultural square footage in the city of Seattle.

Labor Standards Community Outreach and Education Fund

Funding to provide outreach, education and technical assistance to workers about Seattle's labor standards.

Major Projects Challenge Fund

Funding significant improvements or expansions to existing Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities.

Neighborhood & Community Arts

Grants for neighborhood events.

Neighborhood Matching Fund

This program provides matching funds for neighborhood projects.

Neighborhood Street Fund

Provides neighborhood transportation improvements that are requested by the community.

Only in Seattle

Investing in neighborhood business districts across the city.

Public Art

Manages and expands the City's public art collection.

Racial Equity Fund

Grants to community-based organizations to build capacity to address structural racism.

Safe Routes to School

Encourages children's physical activity through walking and bicycling.

Seattle Participatory Budgeting

Seattle youth and young adults democratically decide how to spend part of the City's budget.

smART Ventures

Grants for those new to grant applications.

Technology Matching Fund

Grants up to $30,000 for technology projects.

Work Readiness Arts Program

Grants for youth arts providers with skills assessments.

Youth Arts

Grants for youth arts providers.