Only in Seattle Request For Proposals Available Now

The City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is partnering with Seattle Investment Fund, LLC, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture (OAC) to make approximately $1,700,000 available for the Only in Seattle Initiative in 2015. The Initiative provides grant funding and staff support to foster neighborhood business districts that allow small businesses to grow and flourish, making a positive contribution to the city’s economic health, reflect the unique character of the neighborhoods where they are located, contribute to their vitality, and empower business owners to organize around a common vision and attract investment.

Applications are due 11:59 pm PST on Monday, November 3, 2014.

Public Meetings
Two public meetings will be held to answer questions about the program and RFP. All are encouraged to attend one of these sessions. If you are unable to attend and have questions about the RFP, please contact Theresa Barreras directly.

Monday, October 13 at 3 pm
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority
409 Maynard Ave South Seattle, WA 98104
Register here

Friday, October 17 at 12 pm
Seattle Municipal Tower 700
5th Ave Floor 40, Room 4096
Seattle, WA 98124
Register here 

Did you miss the public meeting on Friday, October 3? Check out the PowerPoint slides from that presentation to help you get started.

For more information, contact Theresa Barreras at (206) 864-4505 orTheresa.barreras@seattle.gov.

Please visit the Only in Seattle Initiative webpage for more information and how to apply.

Apply Now