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Guide City Investments and Help Build a More Equitable Seattle — Join the Equitable Development Initiative Advisory Board

The City’s Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) is recruiting community members to help create a more equitable future where everyone can thrive —regardless of race, place, or means. EDI originated from community organizations advocating against displacement and insufficient investment in Seattle’s communities of color. EDI projects support community ownership, resilience, cultural… [ Keep reading ]

2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustments

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing the 2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustments. This budget reflects Mayor Harrell’s continued commitment to, and investment in, bold actions that address urgent needs of our communities and advance our One Seattle priorities. Mayor Harrell’s proposal continues work initiated in the 2023 Adopted Budget to… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces $9.5 Million to Community Organizations Through the Equitable Development Initiative  

Mayor Bruce Harrell announced $9,582,651 in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), part of the City’s effort to support property ownership among Seattle’s diverse communities in neighborhoods at high risk of displacement. The EDI funding is intended to support community organizations for site acquisition and major capital projects, as… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces $13.5 Million to Community Organizations Through the Equitable Development Initiative  

Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced $13,550,000 in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), part of the City’s effort to support property ownership among Seattle’s diverse cultural communities in high displacement risk neighborhoods. The City awarded funds to community organizations for site acquisition and major capital projects, as well as capacity-building support… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Equitable Development Initiative Advisory Board!

The Equitable Development Initiative seeks candidates for open seats on the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is representative of the communities and people that the City aspires to serve through its Equitable Development Implementation Plan strategies and goals. Advisory Board members provide guidance and recommendations on the allocation of funding… [ Keep reading ]

American Institute of Architects WA Council Awards Rico Quirindongo, OPCD Acting Director

Our very own Rico Quirindongo received the Jennie Sue Brown award from The American Institute of Architects Washington Council for his continued commitment and advocacy for equitable development. Congrats Rico!

2023-2024 Proposed Budget

Dear OPCD Stakeholders: Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell is releasing his 2023-2024 Proposed Budget. The Mayor’s proposed budget prioritizes our work to build a more equitable and accessible Seattle, with expanded funding for critical planning projects and continuity in our ongoing work to support community investments that reduce displacement pressures on… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces $9 Million to Community Organizations Through the Equitable Development Initiative 

Mayor Bruce Harrell today announced nearly $9 million in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), part of the City’s effort to support property ownership among Seattle’s diverse cultural communities in high displacement risk neighborhoods. The City awarded funds to community organizations for site acquisition and major capital projects, as well as… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle wins Governor’s Smart Housing Strategies Award for supporting affordable housing on faith-owned land 

This week the City of Seattle received the Governor’s Smart Housing Strategies Award for our policy to support affordable housing on property owned by religious organizations as one new tool for responding to the housing crisis. In 2021, Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) and Office of Housing… [ Keep reading ]

Equitable Development Initiative Request for Proposals Now Open!

The Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) fund Request for Proposals (RFP) is an opportunity for Community-based organizations working in Seattle on anti-displacement strategies, responding to creating new economic opportunities, improving educational outcomes, and other forms of community development. The 2022 EDI funding round is available to organizations working on anti-displacement efforts in… [ Keep reading ]