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    FYI From: Maag, Lois Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 10:42 AM To: Maag, Lois Subject: Neighborhood Matching Fund accepting applications for neighborhood projects
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 26, 2013

    FYI

     

    From: Maag, Lois
    Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 10:42 AM
    To: Maag, Lois
    Subject: Neighborhood Matching Fund accepting applications for neighborhood projects

     

                                                         NEWS RELEASE

    Mike McGinn, Mayor

    Bernie Agor Matsuno, Director

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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

     

    Neighborhood Matching Fund accepting applications for neighborhood projects

    Deadline for Small and Simple Projects Fund is October 7

     

    August 26, 2013 (Seattle, WA) – Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the Neighborhood Matching Fund’s Small and Simple Projects Fund. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, October 7.

     

    The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching funds of up to $25,000 to support community members as they work together to build a stronger and healthier neighborhood through civic participation. Activities may be physical projects, as well as educational, cultural, and relationship-strengthening activities. 

     

    To learn about the guidelines and application process, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm or attend a Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop on Tuesday, September 10 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (104 17th Ave S). To begin the application process, groups need to register first at webgrants.seattle.gov, our web-based application and fund management system.

     

    Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Neighborhood Matching Fund has awarded approximately $50 million to neighborhood groups for community projects across the city. To learn more about the Fund, visit www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/.

     

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    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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