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

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Recent News from Seattle Foundation

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

The Importance of Being Nimble to Support Communities in Need
Foundation: Montana Community Foundation, Ford Family Foundation, Seattle Foundation

As a grantmaker, I know the importance of staying connected to the community. Everything I do as a program officer requires me to be in a good relationship with the community at large and to...more

Position Available: Director, Philanthropic Partnerships with Seattle Foundation
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

As the community's foundation, Seattle Foundation's mission is to ignite powerful and rewarding philanthropy to make Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all. Seattle Foundation...more

King County, Seattle Foundation partner with 27 nonprofits to improve health, social, racial, and ...
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

New partnerships funded by King County and Seattle Foundation will help address the startling racial inequities in the region. The organizations that successfully competed for $2.5 million funding...more

Seahawks Players' Action Fund awards seven grants totaling $125000 to local groups
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Baldwin said they worked the Seattle Foundation to determine the groups that best addressed the causes aligned with their “core values.” “I think what I am most proud of and I want to say this...more

Seahawks players' fund makes first seven grants: 'This is not the end,' says receiver Doug Baldwin
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

Seahawk Doug Baldwin on Wednesday announced the first seven organizations to receive grants from the team's Players Equality & Justice for All Action ... Baldwin said the team worked with the...more

Global Philanthropy Newsletter - December 2017
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Greater Houston Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Seattle Foundation

India: A new report was published this year titled, Philanthropy in India, and offers a comprehensive overview of India's philanthropic sector. The study shows how India is experiencing a shift in...more

Arts Philanthropy: Is It Too Elitist? [Audio]
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

The Philanthropy Roundtable Dec 10, 2017. arts-philanthropy. Share; Save; 9 shares. Share. Is giving money to art elitist, even irresponsible, in a world with many pressing needs? Listen to the Sweet...more

Impact Investing Returns for Solving the World's Greatest Issues
Foundation: Seattle Foundation

On the other hand, the most recent survey by the Global Impact Investment Network found only $114 billion of the $61 trillion of private fund...more

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Community Vital Signs for King, WA

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