Search

Neighborhoods & Communities 

Neighborhoods and Communities 

There is no singular King County. We are a region made of an array of neighborhoods and wonderfully diverse communities.

 

Bookmark and Share
LEARN
ABOUT THESE STRATEGIES:
Support organizations or programs that increase civic engagement, develop local leadership, or encourage community organizing and advocacy
MORE »
Support organizations or programs that build relationships and trust within and across communities (geographic and non-geographic)
MORE »
GIVE
TO SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONS:
The Washington Bus Education Fund »The Washington Bus Education Fund is a civic engagement force motivating the next generation of young leaders.
Donate Now
Make a credit card donation
Seattle Foundation Fundholders:
Login to make a grant recommendation from your fund
Victim Support Services (formerly Families and Friends of Violent Crime Victims) »The goal of FNFVCV is to assist victims while navigating the criminal justice system and their journey from victim to survivor.
Donate Now
Make a credit card donation
Seattle Foundation Fundholders:
Login to make a grant recommendation from your fund
The Seattle Children's PlayGarden »The PlayGarden's partners with the City of Seattle to give children with special needs the freedom and support to play and have fun.
Donate Now
Make a credit card donation
Seattle Foundation Fundholders:
Login to make a grant recommendation from your fund
The Seattle Foundation evaluated organization
Success Story
SEED Grows Commercial Activity and Maintains Affordable Housing
SouthEast Effective Development (SEED) has improved community conditions in Rainier Valley by working to maintain affordable housing and growing commercial activity. SEED spearheaded housing developments for low- and moderate-income residents, seniors and disabled people through a combination of acquisition, rehabilitation and new construction projects. The projects, including the award-winning Rainier Court housing complex, also feature cultural and retail spaces.
Stay Informed:

Seattle ranks third in nation on vitality index
Creative Cities International has released its Vitality Index rankings for the top U.S. cities. Seattle stands strong at number 3, preceded by New York and Chicago and followed by San Francisco and Boston.
Shifting Population Changes the Face of King County
Even as Seattle's minority population barely held over the past decade, the percentage of people of color swelled in the suburbs of South King County, where newly arriving immigrants and former Seattle residents converged to form majority populations in SeaTac, Renton, Kent and Tukwila. (Seattle Times)
Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.
Many Hands, More Impact: Philanthropy's Role in Supporting Movements
This Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) publication provides a framework for understanding the array of roles that funders can play in supporting movements and networks.
Soul of the Community Report
This John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Gallup report highlights research in 26 cities across the country to find out what emotionally attaches people to a community.

Want to know more about this issue or how to make an impact?
Call us at (206) 622-2294 or CONTACT US