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From snow-capped mountains to lush forests and rocky shorelines, the Puget Sound region is characterized by magnificent natural resources and an enviable quality of life that sustains our region.

 

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Resource Media »Resource Media provides communications strategy and media services to nonprofits, foundations and others who are working to protect communities and the environment.
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Washington Toxics Coalition »Washington Toxics Coalition protects health and the environment from toxic chemical threats. We achieve high-impact reforms in toxic chemical policy, engage consumers in getting toxic chemicals out of the marketplace, and advocate for safe alternatives
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Friends of the Earth »We work to improve federal policies and corporate actions as they relate to the environment and human health.
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Recent Foundation Activities
$370,000 in GiveTogether Grants Awarded
The Seattle Foundation announces $370,000 in grants have been awarded to 12 local organizations working to connect youth to nature.
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Got Green Creates Access to Green Jobs in Low-Income Communities
In South Seattle, Got Green organizes young adults of color to create equal access to sustainable, green jobs in their low-income communities. The organization works to develop a new generation of leaders for economic and social justice movements.
Washington State has a 64% greater concentration of clean technology jobs than the U.S. average.
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Environmental Health News
The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news.
The Greenest Building: Quantifying the Environmental Value of Building Reuse
This study concludes that, when comparing buildings of equivalent size and function, building reuse almost always offers environmental savings over demolition and new construction.
Low-Skill Workers' Access to Quality Green Jobs
This brief discusses strategies for improving access to green jobs among those with low skill levels, particularly jobs that can help improve workers’ economic standing and better support their families.
Seattle 2030 District
The Seattle 2030 District is an interdisciplinary public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Seattle.
Green For All
Green For All is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through a clean energy economy. 

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