City of Kirkland
Grants to Kirkland, Washington neighborhood associations to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods throughout the City. Funding is intended to support events and projects that address neighborhood problems, build up local communities, and improve the physical appearance of the City's neighborhoods.
The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program projects fall into five categories:
- Community Building Events: Neighborhood picnics, July 4 parade entry, holiday events, outdoor health/recreation (walking, biking, running) events, and emergency preparedness fairs.
- Communications and Operations: Neighborhood website, mailings, newsletters, meeting space, and administrative costs.
- Physical Improvement Projects: Landscape beautification, playground and minor park improvements, tree planting, and clean-up.
- Neighborhood Identity Projects: Signage and neighborhood entrance beautification, banners, and public art.
- Leadership Training and Education: Sponsorship of board members or residents to leadership and training opportunities; for example, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
- Provide public benefit to the neighborhood.
- Demonstrate a need and support for the project.
- Fulfill Matching Grant contribution.
- Take place within Kirkland’s neighborhood boundaries.
- Involve neighborhood residents directly in all phases.
- Accomplished in two (2) years or less.
- Maintained by neighborhood volunteers (if applicable).
For project tips and ideas to make the most of the Matching Grant funds, see Matching Grant Program Information listed in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 148909
Applicants should be prepared to start their projects immediately upon receiving notification of the award. Projects should be accomplished in two (2) years or less. Specifically:
- Projects Commence: Upon receipt of signed contract
- Projects End: December 1, 2020
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send Applications to:
City Manager’s Office
123 5th Avenue
Kirkland, WA 98033
Attention: David Wolbrecht
Neighborhood Services Outreach Coordinator
USA: Washington: Kirkland
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