We are excited to announce the launch of the second cycle of the South King County Fund Environmental Grants Program, which supports projects that improve the local environment in the near-airport communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila. A total of up to $385,000 will be available this cycle to increase access to green space and improve livability in these communities. Grants awarded will be up to $20,000 for one-year projects and up to $20,000 per year for multi-year projects up to three years.
Community-led groups and non-profits are invited to apply for funding to support activities such as:
public space improvements (including parks, school playgrounds, public square or port habitat site)
equipment or artwork installations
or neighborhood or environmental stewardship projects.
This program expands the reach of the successful Airport Community Ecology (ACE) program into more communities that surround Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Proposals must be submitted by October 15, 2021.
The SKCF Environmental Grants Program is a cycle of the South King County Fund, established by the Port of Seattle in 2019 to develop equity-based partnerships and provide resources and support in near-airport communities.
Projects must take place on public property and demonstrate a 3:1 match, meaning every dollar awarded by the Port must be matched by three dollars of project value from the grant recipient or project partners.
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Translations of this announcement in Amharic, Arabic, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese are available below.