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1263NEWS RELEASE: Funds available to help neighborhoods celebrate Night Out on August 6

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  • Pitre, Yun
    Jun 14, 2013

    FYI

     

    From: Maag, Lois
    Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:11 PM
    To: DON_ALL
    Subject: NEWS RELEASE: Funds available to help neighborhoods celebrate Night Out on August 6

     

    Don_logo_withbug.jpg                                             NEWS RELEASE

    Mike McGinn, Mayor

    Bernie Agor Matsuno, Director

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    Contact:         Lois Maag; 206.615.0950; lois.maag@... 

     

     

    Funds available to help neighborhoods celebrate Night Out on August 6

    Small Sparks Fund provides matching funds to support community engagement

     

    June 13, 2013 (Seattle, WA) – On August 6, Seattle neighborhoods will celebrate the annual Night Out event. If your neighborhood plans to participate, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund available to support your Night Out event and activities.

     

    The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning and activities such as outreach efforts, educational fairs, youth concert, bike parades, neighborhood cleanups, and entertainment, to name a few. The deadline for applications is July 8, but you must register to apply by July 1.

     

    For information and the application process, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallsparks.htm or call 206-733- 9916. The Small Sparks Fund is open for applications year-round.

     

    Night Out is a national Crime Prevention event designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite communities. To learn more about Night Out, visit www.seattle.gov/police/Nightout/default.htm.

     

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    Celebrating its 25thyear, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides programs and services that engage residents in civic participation, foster stronger communities, make government more accessible, and preserve and enhance the character of Seattle’s neighborhoods. 

     

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