Eight Community-Led Environmental Projects Launch with Port Grants

Eight Community-Led Environmental Projects Launch with Port Grants

September 3, 2020 –PortofSeattle.org

Eight organizations, serving the near-airport communities of Burien, Des Moines and SeaTac will be the recipients of the sixth and final round of funding under the Port of Seattleā€™s Airport Community Ecology (ACE) Fund. The projects include a few past grant recipients and several new organizations providing environmental improvements in communities near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Launched in 2016 by the Port Commission, ACE provided 42 community groups with over $360,000 in small matching grants to conduct environmental improvement projects in public spaces near SEA. The projects are nearly as diverse as the communities they serve, with programs designed to restore native habitat, educate youth about environment and sustainability issues, and build and improve green stormwater infrastructure to decrease pollution

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