Apply now for funding through Seattle Park District programs

Park in the Heart at Ballard Commons Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)
Park in the Heart at Ballard Commons Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is now accepting applications for three Seattle Park District-funded programs for community activities in 2017.

Arts in Parks

  • This program funds outdoor arts and cultural events in parks throughout the city.
  • Funded projects include new and established festivals, events, and temporary public art that bring life to Seattle’s parks, especially in underserved areas of the city.
  • Individual artists, neighborhood arts councils, and local community-based groups are eligible to apply.
  • Applications are available online at www.seattle.gov/arts/arts-in-parks, in multiple languages.
  • Applications are due by October 19, 2016 at 11 p.m.
  • For more information, please call Jenny Crooks at 206-684-7084 or email her at jenny.crooks@seattle.gov.
African Village Experience at Pratt Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)
African Village Experience at Pratt Park. (Photo by Jenny Crooks)

Get Moving/Recreation for All

  • These programs fund culturally relevant physical and enrichment programming to under resourced communities and in neighborhoods where health and enrichment disparities are prevalent.
  • The goal of the community funding is to further strengthen the collaborative working relationship between SPR and Seattle communities through innovative and sustainable programs.
  • Nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and community groups are eligible to apply.
  • Applications are available online at www.seattle.gov/parks/about-us/special-initiatives-and-programs/get-moving in multiple languages.
  • Applications are due by October 24, 2016 at 5 p.m. if delivered by hand or at 11 p.m. if online.
  • For more information, please contact Lakema Bell and Jeron Gates at SPRfunds4all@seattle.gov

Grant application workshops

Learn what makes a strong application by attending a workshop. This interactive question-and-answer session will cover specifics on eligibility and how to apply. We can make interpreters available with 72 hours advance notice. First time applicants are encouraged to attend.

September 27, 2016
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S
6:30-8 p.m.

October 1, 2016
Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St.
5:00-6:30 p.m.

October 4, 2016
Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E Yesler Way
5:30-7 p.m.

October 11, 2016
Southwest Teen Life Center, 2801 SW Thistle St.
6:30-8 p.m

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