If your neighborhood plans to participate in the annual Night Out event on Aug. 6, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Small Sparks Fund is available to support your activities. The deadline to apply is Mon., July 8 but applicants must register to apply by July 1.
The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning and activities such as outreach efforts, educational fairs, youth concert, bike parades, neighborhood cleanups, and entertainment, to name a few.
For information on the guidelines and application process, visit
seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallsparks.htm or call 206-733-9916. The Small Sparks Fund is open to applications year-round.
Night Out is a national Crime Prevention event designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite communities. To learn more, visit www.seattle.gov/police/Nightout/default.htm