Steve Shay
SMALL & SIMPLE AWARDS ARE BIG. Mayor Greg Nickels congratulates awardees Bill Reiswig and Gary Lichtenstein, who organize the Sustainable West Seattle Festival.

Local organizations receive city funds

Three West Seattle organizations recieved Neighborhood Matching Funds from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods at a March 24 event.

Sustainable West Seattle received $14,935 toward this year’s May 3 festival.

Southwest Community Harvest received $14,850 for its 2009 Edible Garden Fair and Tour.

Friends of the Duwamish and the Duwamish Tribe were awarded $15,000 for their Duwamish Diaries project. The project will document the living history of the Duwamish Tribe and river.

Mayor Greg Nickels and Seattle city councilmember Sally Clark hosted the event, which gave money to 18 organizations citywide.

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