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Technology Matching Fund award ceremony

DSC04191 by City of Seattle
DSC04191, a photo by City of Seattle on Flickr.

Crown Hill Neighborhood Association received funds for 1 year of on-site digital training classes to be held at, and benefit the underserved residents of, United Indians Youth Home (big white building on NW 90th Street & 13th Ave NW). The curriculum includes Word, keyboarding, Internet safety and social media. Instructors are from North Seattle Community College and classes are open to Crown Hill neighbors.

$5000 grants for projects/programs Doing Good Now

Thanks to the Recycling Challenge hosted by Waste Management (WM), eight Crown Hill/Greenwood charities or community organizations will be awarded $5000 each.   Deadline to apply is September 16.

Last fall the Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA) agreed to be the community partner with Waste Management.  They will be facilitating the grant process but all eligible applicants will be selecting the recipients.

To be eligible, recipients must be:

1.       A registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or be a community group with a current (pre-existing) fiscal sponsor

2.       Serving all or part of the Greenwood/Crown Hill– Waste Management’s Wednesday North Service area (ie garbage pick-up is Wed).

3.      A program or project already in progress or at least “shovel ready”

4.      Able to spend the grant  by July 1, 2014

5.      Participate in the selection committee and attend two meetings (Sept 26 and Oct 10) .


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