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Workshops on city’s Large Projects Fund start tonight

January 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods is hosting three workshops to help neighborhood groups and community organizations work through the requirements for the Large Projects Fund. That’s the matching fund that awards up to $100,000 for community projects, such as new parks.

The workshops will go over the revised 2011 guidelines, project proposal development, community match requirements, and coordination with other city departments.

The first workshop is tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S. The next one is Wed., Jan.19, from 6-8 p.m. at the garfield Community Center, 2323 E. Cherry St. And the third is on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Ballard Library, 5614 22nd Ave. NW

For more information or to request interpreter, email NMFund@seattle.gov or call 206-684-0464.

The deadline for the Letter of Intent is Monday, Feb. 14.

Since it was created 22 years ago, NMF has awarded nearly $47 million with a community match of more than $68 million. Projects have involved 85,000+ volunteers who have donated more than 566,000 work hours.

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