Applications due soon for city’s Park and Street Fund

The City of Seattle is accepting proposals to the Neighborhood Park and Street Fund (NPSF), which supports improvements to neighborhood parks and streets proposed by the community. The deadline for applications is Monday, Feb. 9.

The NPSF can be used for projects valued up to $90,000. Examples of park projects include minor playground improvements, trail upgrades, natural area renovations, park benches and tables, and accessibility improvements. Examples of street projects include sidewalk repair; crossing improvements such as marked crosswalks, curb bulbs, and pedestrian countdown signals; and traffic-calming measures, such as traffic circles and radar speed feedback signs.

Awarded projects should be completed in 2016.

To learn more about the fund or to propose a project, visit Any individual, neighborhood group, or business group is eligible and encouraged to apply.

For questions, contact Wendy Watson at (206) 684-0719.