News Archive 


News items and press releases about The Seattle Foundation and making a difference in your community and beyond.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Individual gifts range from $1 to $25,000 as part of the annual, 24-hour GiveBIG giving event.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The latest updates on news, blog posts, events and programs for all our friends and partners.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
GiveBIG, The Seattle Foundation's fifth annual day of giving event, returns this year on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Trends in Northwest Giving is Philanthropy Northwest's biennial report on organized philanthropy in a six state region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming).
Monday, April 27, 2015
The Executive’s proposed Best Starts for Kids initiative would fund prevention and early intervention strategies based on the latest brain science.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Each year the Puget Sound Business Journal, together with The Seattle Foundation, honors eight companies that embody the definition of top corporate citizens with the Healthy Community Corporate Champion Awards.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Tony Mestres sat down with Puget Sound Business Journal Publisher Gordon Prouty to talk about his new role and the direction in which he wants to lead The Seattle Foundation.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Road Map Project's annual report card shows data on 29 indicators of student success, which are important measures related to student achievement.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
King County Executive Dow Constantine and The Seattle Foundation announced more than $1.5 million in investments over the next three years to confront the increasing inequity in King County.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
King County's sixth annual Equity and Social Justice report reveals some people are doing just fine in the region’s hot job market. Others remain left behind. (The Seattle Times)
Monday, December 01, 2014
Tableau Software in Seattle announces the creation of the Tableau Foundation, with assets of more than $20 million. Tableau maintains its foundation as a component fund of The Seattle Foundation.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The King County Equity and Social Justice Report describes why we need to continue to address equity and what King County and its partners are doing to create a stronger and more vibrant King County for all.
Monday, October 13, 2014
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Tony Mestres of The Seattle Foundation are turning innovative ideas into action to address the growing economic, health and racial disparities in King County.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
King County was awarded a $9 million federal grant to coordinate a regional fight against obesity and tobacco.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Seattle International Foundation announced today the launch of the Central America Youth Fund, a new grant-making fund to advance awareness and giving for projects to empower youth in Central America.