Neighborhood Matching Fund supports neighborhood groups for community-building projects
SEATTLE – The Neighborhood Matching Fund, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting six workshops for those interested in applying to the Large Projects Fund this May. The Large Projects Fund provides awards of up to $100,000 in matching funds to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Attendance at one of the six workshops offered is required in order to submit a Large Projects Fund application.
The mandatory workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund are invited to attend. Workshop dates and locations are as follows:
Thursday, February 20, 6 – 8 p.m.
Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave North
Tuesday, February 25, 6 – 8 p.m.
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way Southwest
Thursday, March 20, 6 – 8 p.m.
El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Avenue South
Tuesday, March 25th, 6 – 8 p.m.
Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave Northeast
Tuesday, April 8, 6 – 8 p.m.
NewHolly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave South
Thursday, April 10, 6 – 8.p.m.
Miller community Center, 330 19th Ave East
To learn more visit http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/largeproject.htm. For additional information or to request an interpreter (one week prior to preferred workshop), applicants can call 206.233.0093 or emailNMFund@seattle.gov. The deadline for the Large Projects Fund is May 5, 2014.
The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) Program awards matching funds for projects initiated, planned, and implemented by community members. Its goal is to build stronger and healthier neighborhoods through community involvement and engagement. Every award is matched by a neighborhood’s contribution of volunteer labor, donated materials, in-kind professional services, or cash.