News Archive 


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

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.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The Community Foundation of NCW has established a Fire Relief Fund to assist those who have been affected by the devastating fires raging throughout North Central Washington.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The C. Keith Birkenfeld Memorial Trust, managed by The Seattle Foundation, announced the annual distribution of grants to nonprofit organizations totaling $2.4 million.
Monday, July 07, 2014
The Seattle Foundation announces $370,000 in grants have been awarded to 12 local organizations working to connect youth to nature.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The Seattle Foundation's Vice President of Community Programs, Michael Brown, discusses lessons learned from mission investing.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Former Microsoft executive, nonprofit board leader and philanthropist Tony Mestres is the new president and chief executive officer of The Seattle Foundation, announced Martha Choe, chair of the Foundation’s board of trustees.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Seattle Foundation Honors Rice with new “Center for Community Partnerships"