Deadline extended to 5:00 p.m. April 9, 2010 for Request for Proposals (RFP) Neighborhood Business District Program

The City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is soliciting proposals from non-profit organizations interested in completing projects or providing services that benefit a Seattle neighborhood business district. OED’s Neighborhood Business District Program is designed to help neighborhood business district organizations develop and attain their goals of growing and strengthening the business community in their neighborhoods. OED will provide approximately $150,000 in 2010 for participation in a collaborative city-wide buy local marketing program and/or other business district projects. Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. Friday April 9, 2010. OED is looking for projects that focus on but are not limited to: buy local marketing organizational development physical improvements and enhancements

The complete RFP and program application is available online. For more information contact Karen Selander at 206-733-9256 or