Neighborhood Matching Fund Hosts Free Workshops for Community Groups

1st workshop is Thursday, January 8

The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) is hosting workshops for community groups interested in learning more about the city’s popular Small and Simple Projects Fund. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects.

Each workshop provides an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a good project, and the application process and requirements. The dates are:

  • Thursday, January 8; 6 – 8 p.m. at El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S – Room 309
  • Wednesday, January 14; 6 – 8 p.m. at Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N – Room 3To RSVP call 206-733-9916 or go online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMFWorkshop. Childcare and interpreters can be arranged for participants who RSVP and request these services at least 72 hours in advance.To learn about the Fund, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallandsimple.htm. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 2 at 5:00 p.m., but be sure to register now to apply. There are two more opportunities to apply to the Small and Simple Projects Fund. The deadline dates are June 1 and October 5, 2015, and workshops will be offered prior to both.