IMPACT

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For Philanthropists

Farewell and Thanks to Bob Santos

August 29, 2016

Bob Santos was a beloved leader and had immense impact in our community. He cared about individual people, families, community, and society. Bob's legacy includes the current and rising generations of community members he recruited and mentored, who continue the struggle to ensure inclusion and equity for all. Seattle Foundation employees Alice Ito and Elaine Chu remember Bob Santos and the impact he has had not only in their own lives but the community as a whole.

Seattle Foundation, Forterra and King County Join Forces to Conserve Rural Park Land

August 16, 2016

A philanthropist left an anonymous gift in their will of $392,000 to Seattle Foundation to secure park lands in King County.

For Seahawks, Philanthropy is a Year-Around Sport

August 12, 2016

From the coach to the players to the staff, the Seattle Seahawks are perennial champions in their work to create a stronger, more vibrant community here in Greater Seattle and across the nation.


Nonprofit Partners

Seattle Foundation Philanthropists Launch $150,000 Funding Cycle for the Arts

August 24, 2016

The Morgan Fund, a Family Foundation at Seattle Foundation, announces the 2016 round of the Puget Sound Initiative: a funding opportunity for small to mid-sized dance and theatre organizations in our region.

Community Matters! KEXP Partners with Seattle Foundation to Re-Launch Community Partnership Program

August 02, 2016

KEXP’s Community Partnership Program is now accepting applications for the 2016 Q3 and Q4 Cycles.

Increasing Voter Participation Through Community Partnerships

July 28, 2016

Twenty-two community based partners funded to strengthen civic engagement among limited-English speaking residents


GiveBIG

GiveBIG Disbursement and Feedback

GiveBIG Disbursement and Feedback

June 20, 2016

June 15 is disbursement day. Nonprofits can find information here as well as a survey to give GiveBIG feedback.

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.

GiveBIG Distribution: When and Why

May 18, 2016