As we noted in our previous posting, you can apply for a Small Sparks grant to help fund your Night Out activities! Following are some details we received from the Department of Neighborhoods.
Funds available to neighborhoods to support Night Out 2014 activities – Deadline to apply is June 23!
Small Sparks Fund provides matching funds to support community engagement
If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, check out the Small Sparks Fund from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and activities. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning efforts and activities such as outreach efforts, educational fairs, block bbqs, bike parades, and neighborhood cleanups, to name a few. The deadline for applications is Monday, June 23 at 5:00 p.m. (but you need to register on our web-based application system before June 20 to apply).
For information on the 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 about Night Out, visit www.seattle.gov/police/Nightout/.