King County Executive announces grants

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced Sept. 2 the fourth year of grant opportunities for unincorporated Community Service Areas, and congratulated residents for their work to build strong local communities.

A total of $60,000 in King County Community Service Area Program grant funding is available for projects costing less than $5,000.

A minimum match of 25 percent in the form of volunteer time, cash or in-kind services of the total project cost is required.

Applications are due Monday, Dec. 8.

Priority for funding will be given to locally based, community-led organizations in unincorporated King County that encourage collaborations and partnerships. In the last three years, 76 projects in unincorporated King County have been funded, including:

• Music in local parks;

• National Night Out events;

• Support for local senior centers;

• Volunteer cleanup along the Snoqualmie River;

• Neighborhood cleanup initiatives;

• Community signage


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