More Parks Opportunity Fund Information & Opportunities

What park project would you initiate if awarded up to $1.5 million?

Seattle Parks and Recreation is accepting Proposal Letters for the Opportunity Fund until February 1, 2010. This is a great opportunity to get involved in improving your Seattle parks. The first round of the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund ($7 million) is open for community-initiated development projects and land acquisition opportunities. Technical workshops will be held in early January 2010 to assist the community in preparing their proposals.

The nomination process begins with the submittal of a Proposal Letter, which is available now. Proposal Letters and Opportunity Fund Criteria are available online at The forms are also available at Parks Community Centers, Department of Neighborhoods Service Centers and Seattle Public Library branches.  For more information, contact Kellee Jones at or 206-684-7052, or Susanne Friedman at or 206-684-0902.

Technical workshops are scheduled in January.  The locations and dates are also located on the Opportunity Fund web page at