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Youth Grantmaking Board Awards $20,000 to Local Nonprofits

June 19, 2017

Washington Building Leaders of Change and Na'ah Illahee Fund recognized for their work with youth

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Seattle Foundation Celebrates 2017 Scholarship Recipients

June 02, 2017

Seattle Foundation hosted a celebration to recognize our 2017 scholarship recipients on June 1 

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Announcing Eight Engagement Pipeline Grants

June 21, 2017

Funding supports leadership development and mobilization of underserved community groups to increase equity

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N2N Highlight: Theatre Battery Connects Contemporary Theater with Social Issues

June 07, 2017

The theater will use their grant to help provide no-cost admission

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Seattle Foundation Reports a Record 2016

January 01, 2017

Seattle Foundation had a very strong year in 2016, securing $105 million in gifts from philanthropists that will be invested through strategic philanthropy locally, nationally and internationally. We are grateful for the trust bestowed upon us, in this record year of generosity and remain steadfast in our commitment to helping our partners to achieve greater community impact. Read about our 2016 investment results and more.

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Seattle Foundation's Giving with Goals Recognized as a National Model

April 30, 2017

National conference showcases giving tools and staff expertise

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Seattle Foundation - City of Seattle Partnership Supports Immigrants

January 06, 2017

Focuses on protecting people at risk of deportation, particularly children

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GiveBIG 2016 Exceeds Goals - Delivers Lift for Many Local Nonprofits

June 14, 2016

The final results are in — GiveBIG 2016 generated a record $22 million in contributions to nonprofits.

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Seattle Foundation and King County Elections Partner to Fund Community-Based Voter Engagement

June 16, 2016

Seattle Foundation and King County Elections announce second round of funding to support community-based voter engagement


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Neighbor to Neighbor Announces Grant Recipients

March 18, 2016

N2N supports grassroots efforts that come from the community. 

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Communities of Opportunity 2016 Systems and Policy Change Grants Announced

April 22, 2016

$1,226,000 in grants awarded to 18 local efforts leading systems and policy change work in King County

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Equity & Environment Agenda Released

April 25, 2016

Year-long effort a result of the Environmental Equity Initiative — a partnership between Seattle Foundation, community partners, the City of Seattle and other local funders

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Seattle Foundation Takes Part in New Funding Collaborative

March 03, 2016

Seattle Foundation, Bullitt Foundation, Loom Foundation and Social Venture Partners join to create the Sustainable Communities Funders group

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Seattle Foundation Celebrates Record Year of Community Philanthropy

January 21, 2016

Nearly $100 million invested in 2015 and total grants hit $1 billion since Seattle Foundation’s inception

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Seattle Foundation Receives HUD Secretary’s Award for Public Philanthropic Partnership

April 11, 2016

The Department of Housing and Urban Development recognizes Seattle Foundation for its work to improve health, social, economic, and racial equity in King County

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Seattle Foundation Fosters Vibrant Communities through Arts Engagement

August 06, 2015

Collective fundraising effort raises $241,500 for 16 local arts nonprofits

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Summer GiveTogether Event Takes a Big View

November 02, 2015

$1.3 million goes out to local nonprofits addressing everything from homelessness to climate change in support of healthy communities