Community Matching Fund

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About the Community Matching Fund

The Community Matching Fund was established as part of the Tumwater City Council’s strategic priority to build a community recognized for quality. Through this program, the City of Tumwater will match neighborhood or community group’s resources of volunteer hours, in-kind donations, or cash resources with funds, up to a maximum of $1,000 or 50% of the total project cost or a maximum of $250 or 50% of the total event cost.  

How Do I Get Involved?

The Community Matching Fund makes grants available through two programs:

Neighborhood Project Grants
Neighborhood Event Grants

How Do I Apply?

Neighborhood Event Grant applications are accepted year-round. Neighborhood Project Grant applications are accepted during open cycles only. 

Neighborhood Event Grant application pdf-icon-sm

Submit applications by mail or in person to;

City of Tumwater
Volunteer Coordinator
555 Israel Road SW
Tumwater, WA 98501


City of Tumwater Volunteer Coordinator at (360) 252-5424 or

Policies and Materials

Community Matching Fund policy pdf-icon-sm
ghborhood Project Grant brochure pdf-icon-sm
Neighborhood Event Grant brochure pdf-icon-sm
Community Matching Fund volunteer hours report pdf-icon-sm
Community Matching Fund expense report pdf-icon-sm