Tagged with 'grant'

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right) visits the Steven J. Underwood Memorial Park sports complex with Des Moines Parks & Recreation Director Patrice Thorell and Rick Scott, Recreation Manager, Des... [Read more]

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

By Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle Three years ago the City of Des Moines lost Carmen Scott (pictured above), a beloved community member who devoted her life to making the area a better place. Members of... [Read more]

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

On Jan. 30, King County Parks announced that the City of Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Department was awarded two 2018 Youth & Amateur Sports Grants based upon scores from the panel... [Read more]

City of Des Moines receives state grants for Marina seawall & Redondo projects

City of Des Moines receives state grants for Marina seawall & Redondo projects

The City of Des Moines has received a $2 million state grant to begin the estimated $12 million repair of the Marina seawall bulkhead, and another half million for the Redondo Beach Rocky Reef project. The... [Read more]

Meeting to kick-off downtown historic survey will be Wednesday, June 21

Meeting to kick-off downtown historic survey will be Wednesday, June 21

Are you interested in the history of Des Moines? Are you a local business owner? Do you have memories or old photos of downtown to share? Want to learn more about future plans for downtown? Please join... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants now being accepted

Applications for South King County Small Grants now being accepted

Small grant applications are now being accepted, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit use to contribute... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation receives $32,000 donation

Des Moines Legacy Foundation receives $32,000 donation

Village Concepts and The Adriana Senior Apartments project – which will be breaking ground in the Des Moines Marina District this year – contributed $32,000 to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation Thursday... [Read more]

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

Four startups – including our very own SoKing Internet Radio – have been awarded $12,000 each in national Encore Media Entrepreneurs funding, J-Lab announced on Thursday (Feb. 5). SoKing Internet Radio... [Read more]

Des Moines’ Pacific Middle School wins $10,000 for teaching kids how to code

Des Moines’ Pacific Middle School wins $10,000 for teaching kids how to code

Pacific Middle School – located in nearby Des Moines – is the only school in Washington to receive a $10,000 grant from Code.org to buy technology to support computer science learning in the classroom. On Tuesday,... [Read more]

‘Waste Reduction Grants’ awarded to Midway & North Hill Elementary Schools

‘Waste Reduction Grants’ awarded to Midway & North Hill Elementary Schools

The Des Moines City Council, along with Recology CleanScapes, recently awarded ‘Waste Reduction Grants’ to Midway and North Hill Elementary Schools. Teachers, students, and parents at Midway... [Read more]

Highline College Foundation receives donations for MaST Center

Highline College Foundation receives donations for MaST Center

Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST) recently received two generous donations to support their annual “Summer on the Sound” Marine Science Camp. Totem Ocean Trailer Express... [Read more]

Puget Sound Energy Foundation Donates Civic Readerboard to Des Moines

Puget Sound Energy Foundation Donates Civic Readerboard to Des Moines

The Puget Sound Energy Foundation recently donated a $7,000 grant – via the Des Moines Legacy Foundation – to help pay for a Civic Readerboard, to be installed at the Des Moines Senior Activity Center... [Read more]

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline Public Schools is one of seven King County districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Highline,... [Read more]

Looks Like South King Fire & Rescue Levy Will Pass; Det. Awarded a SAFER Grant

Looks Like South King Fire & Rescue Levy Will Pass; Det. Awarded a SAFER Grant

It looks like South King Fire & Rescue has passed their recent Maintenance and Operations Levy, with a current overwhelming “Yes” vote of 61% and a “No” vote of 39% as of Aug.... [Read more]