A strong economy is the engine that fuels all other elements of a healthy community. A strong regional economy requires support for people and businesses, and access to education, training and resources.
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Recent Foundation Activities
Mission Investing and Lessons Learned
The Seattle Foundation's Vice President of Community Programs, Michael Brown, discusses lessons learned from mission investing.
Promoting Self-sufficiency to Make a Permanent, Positive Change
Hopelink serves homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities. With a wide range of services focused on promoting self-sufficiency, Hopelink can help with rent, emergency financial assistance, access to benefits, tax preparation and more. These services are aimed at helping individuals regain financial stability and make a permanent, positive change in their lives.
Predatory lending and check cashing practices cost Seattle families and communities almost $22 million annually.
|Building Security in America's Cities
Research released by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) highlights local governments as new and powerful players in creating opportunities for financial stability for individuals and families.
Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a comprehensive look at Americans’ financial security today and their opportunities to create a more prosperous future.
Jump$tart Washington is a nonprofit coalition created to promote the need for financial education in Washington state.