The Seattle Foundation (WA)

The Seattle Foundation creates a healthy community through engaged philanthropy, community knowledge and leadership. As a trusted partner in giving, The Seattle Foundation works side by side with donors to support their philanthropy across a complete range of issues in King County and beyond. The foundation makes giving rewarding and convenient by offering donors choices.

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$611,916,323 - 2006-12-31


$47,850,319 - 2006-12-31
$47,850,319 - 2006-12-31

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Seattle Foundation

Generous Birkenfeld grant assures Castle improvements
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

A grant of $250,000 from the C. Keith Birkenfeld Memorial Trust, managed by Seattle Foundation, was received the day after Christmas by the...more

Greater Seattle punches below its weight in philanthropy
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Greater Seattle punches below its weight in philanthropy ... We recently saw Amazon's Jeff Bezos launch a major philanthropic effort to invest...more

Russell Family Foundation Awards $2.3M In Grants
Foundation: Russell Family Foundation, Seattle Foundation

The wide-ranging grants dispersal will assist groups that support and advocate for young women, students, houseless individuals, and...more

Olympic Theare Arts' Children's Theatre program gets boost from community
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

The Seattle Foundation awarded Olympic Theatre Arts an $8,000 grant for youth programming in September. “That award was another affirmation...more

Gates Foundation cuts ties with Saudi charity over journalist's murder
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Although the Misk Foundation had numerous other philanthropic partners, ... a growing dilemma for big players in the world of global...more

Pearl Jam announces $1.3 million donation to help end youth homelessness
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Seattle Foundation

Pearl Jam determined how to allocate funds raised from the concerts, as well as from philanthropic and individual donations, with the help of...more

Making the Right Plays
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Race. It's a topic that dominates our national dialogue today, emerging as part of our conversations at home, work, school and play. Regardless...more

Seattle Foundation Launches Project to Design New Regional Civic Infrastructure
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Seattle Foundation ignites powerful, rewarding philanthropy to make ... civic leadership, effective philanthropic advising and judicious stewardship...more

Be generous and Give Big
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Washington is one of the top five most-generous states in the nation, according to data gathered by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Residents here gave an average of...more

Voter Education Fund invests more than $460000 in 33 organizations to increase civic ...
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

The Voter Education Fund is a government, philanthropic and community partnership led by King County Elections and Seattle Foundation to remove barriers to voting in ... Seattle Foundation ignites...more

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King County, WA

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