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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 ]

Racial Equity Outcomes Survey

A major update of Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan is underway. The Plan guides where new housing and jobs are located and how the City supports that growth through investments in transportation, utilities, parks, and other community needs. Your response to this survey will help us identify the outcomes we will focus… [ 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 ]

$30 Million in Upstream BIPOC Community Investments Recommended by the Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force Delivered to City Council

To improve disparate outcomes for communities furthest from equity the Task Force developed 9 recommendations with 18 implementation strategies Upon Council’s proviso lift millions can be dispersed to community by end of 2021 Mayor Jenny A. Durkan transmitted $30 million in investments recommended by the Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force… [ Keep reading ]

Queer the Land Announces Acquisition of New Property with the Help of the Equitable Development Initiative

In January, Queer the Land (QTL) announced the purchase of a new home with the help of a $200,000 award from Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) to support their acquisition of the Emma Goldman Finishing School (EGFS) property. QTL’s proposal was accepted during the 2019 funding round into the EDI… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Receives $600,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Continue Community-Led Health, Equity, and Climate Change Adaptation Work in the Duwamish Valley

Funding will support the creation of a Resilience District focused on community and climate resilience The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded the City of Seattle a $600,000 grant to work with community partners in the Duwamish Valley on a strategy that will improve health, increase community resilience, and… [ Keep reading ]

Equitable Development Initiative awards $5.5 million to community organizations

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the City of Seattle announced $5.5 million in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), part of the City’s effort to support Seattle’s existing community members and businesses in high displacement risk neighborhoods. “Seattle is facing an affordability crisis, which has displaced far too many… [ Keep reading ]

Loss of federal block grant would harm Seattle Equitable Development Initiative

The proposed elimination of the Community Development Block Grant in the Trump Administration’s 2018 federal budget would harm Seattle’s effort to reduce the risk of residential, economic and cultural displacement across the city. We have just launched our new Equitable Development Initiative to reduce the risk of displacement of current… [ Keep reading ]

OPCD Charts Path for Equitable Development Initiative

The City of Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) is a set of strategies to address equity in our underserved communities and displacement as Seattle grows. Various EDI strategies will support the City’s efforts to: Advance economic mobility and opportunity Prevent residential, commercial and cultural displacement Build on local cultural assets Promote… [ Keep reading ]