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Seattle Foundation helps nonprofits carry out their important work by awarding grants, forging community partnerships and educating community philanthropists and partners about the organizations that are most aligned with their charitable interests




Grant opportunities

Seattle Foundation offers a wide variety of grants to support local nonprofits. Our priority is those organizations making meaningful, measurable change within the key areas of our Healthy Community Framework — from arts and culture to health and wellness. With decades of experience and extensive research, we’ve learned what works, what doesn’t, and what investments need to be made to ensure that our communities thrive. Review our opportunities and learn how we can help your organization make progress toward its mission.

If you've received a competitive grant, please fill out our grant status report within a year of funding.

Resilience Fund

This fund supports community-based nonprofits seeking flexible funding to address unanticipated and emerging challenges that are impacting marginalized populations in our region.

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Neighbor to Neighbor

This grants program awards funding and technical assistance to small, grassroots organizations located in Kent, South Seattle, and White Center. Applications can be submitted anytime and are reviewed on a quarterly basis.

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Center for Community Partnerships

We founded the Center for Community Partnerships to focus directly on, and invest in, targeted efforts to achieve greater health, social, racial and economic equity. 

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Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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Investment Report for Second Quarter of 2017

August 16, 2017

Seattle Foundation investments continued with a strong second quarter

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A Community Foundation For All

August 15, 2017

This weekend in Charlottesville we witnessed people led by ignorance, lacking in compassion and humanity. But we know that the goodness, the values, and the strong history of our community in standing for equality will overcome the momentum of white supremacist and hate groups



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Economic Opportunity: Medical Apprenticeships

August 14, 2017

Innovative healthcare apprenticeships pave the way to new careers and opportunities