Katie Donnelly

Katie Donnelly

Philanthropic Advisor

(206) 388-1667

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Katie advises multi-generation families on effective philanthropic strategies to support their community interests, realize philanthropic impact and create a meaningful legacy. Katie co-leads our Youth Grantmaking Board, engaging the next generation in philanthropy.

Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Youth leadership 

Women and girls empowerment



Prior to joining SeaFdn, Katie worked as an advisor at Bezos Family Foundation and in content programming for the Aspen Institute’s annual Aspen Ideas Festival. Katie holds a Master’s Degree in public administration from University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, where her research focused on communicating philanthropic impact for philanthropists.

Katie has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2013.







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