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Funding Opportunities for Community Activities

Seattle Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the return of our Get Moving and Recreation for All grants for 2023. Community members, organizations, community groups, and small businesses can apply to receive up to $15,000 to provide recreation programming throughout Seattle.

All of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s grant programs focus on funding priority populations, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.

Get Moving funds culturally relevant physical activities to community where health disparities are prevalent. Funded activities include innovative and sustainable programs that strengthen collaboration.

Recreation for All funds new, innovative, and culturally relevant recreation opportunities. Funded programs will take place in City of Seattle community centers, parks, and facilities.

Applications, Guidelines and Deadlines

Application: City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department (

Guidelines: Please click here for the Get Moving and Recreation for All guidelines for 2023, and see below for dates for information sessions.

Deadline for applications is April 12, 2023.

Learn more by stopping by a drop-in information session!

We can make interpreters available with 72 hours advance notice. Please contact us at for more information.

March 25, 2023 (Technical)
10:00 – 11:30 AM at Jefferson Community Center

March 29, 2023
5:30-7:00 PM at West Seattle Library

April 5, 2023
5:30 – 7:30 PM at Meadowbrook Community Center

April 8, 2023 (Technical)
10:00 – 11:30 AM at Columbia City Library