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Climate Change - Small Actions Mean Big Changes

September 01, 2016

"It's really important that we broaden the tent and help more people see their role in the climate fight, find their voice in the climate fight." --Kathy Washienko

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Forterra’s Strong Communities Fund Improves Quality of Life in the Region

June 13, 2017

This impact investing opportunity provides a return while doing good

Impact Investing Opportunities

Announcing Three New Impact Investing Opportunities

May 24, 2017

A growing channel for philanthropy, impact investing provides the opportunity for both a social and financial return by investing in local projects.

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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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Your Guide to Impact Investing

July 22, 2016

Philanthropic advisors at Seattle Foundation discuss their current impact investing process and how philanthropists can get started.

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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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Impact Investing Hits Home

September 30, 2015

A group of socially engaged investors try something new to answer Seattle’s affordable housing challenge