September 22, 2015
NEW — 4:54 p.m. Sept. 22, 2015
The Issaquah City Council approved a $3.3 million bid for the widening of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast at its regular meeting Sept. 8.
The city estimated the total project cost at $7.5 million. Issaquah received grants from the Puget Sound Regional Council and the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board totaling $6.9 million for the work.
August 27, 2015
NEW — 5:37 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015
Issaquah-based Mentoring Works Washington was one of 13 nonprofit organizations that recently received a total of $311,000 in grants from Bank of America.
The $40,000 will help advance workforce development and education opportunities here in the Puget Sound region — giving low-income individuals and families increased access to financial education, mentorship and job training.
August 27, 2015
NEW — 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015
4Culture’s Cultural Equipment program provided the following grants to local arts, heritage and preservation organizations to purchase equipment they need to do their best work: Read more
April 28, 2015
Several communities around Issaquah were the recipients last month of numerous grassroots grants given by the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine to support community or neighborhood activity.
All in all, 36 grants were given out countywide. The communities are all in unincorporated areas of the county. Grants ranged up to $5,000 for a total of $60,000 and are part of King County’s Community Service Area Program.
November 5, 2013
King County is offering a third year of Community Service Area grants. The grants encourage residents in the unincorporated communities to become more connected in their neighborhoods.
A total of $60,000 is available through the program for projects, with grants of less than $5,000. Examples of possible projects are:
- newsletters that inform residents about important issues affecting the community;
- events such as concerts, festivals, and educational and safety projects;