News & Events 


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Upcoming Events
Oct 21, 2014 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
The Seattle Foundation is pleased to partner with Seattle Met magazine and Canlis Restaurant to present the third annual Light A Fire Awards to recognize outstanding nonprofit organizations and the amazing people leading them.
Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Several months have passed since a catastrophic mudslide devastated the Oso, Arlington and Darrington communities in Washington state. As new needs emerge in the wake of this natural disaster, so does the opportunity for new learning and reflection within our philanthropic community.
Oct 28, 2014 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle
Fast Pitch finalists will pitch a panel of eminent judges and impact investors to win a portion of up to $250,000 of grants and investments.
The One Night Count of people who are homeless in King County takes place every year at the end of January.
Washington state policymakers must come up with billions in more funding over the next few years to comply with the State Supreme Court’s decision in McCleary v. State, which mandated a significant boost in K-12 school funding.
This report presents statistics on households’ food security, food expenditures, and use of food and nutrition assistance programs for 2012.
This Puget Sound Sage report provides evidence that gentrification is happening in the Valley, meaning new people with higher incomes have been moving into Rainier Valley and station-area land value and rents are on the rise.
This report documents the key role played by the nonprofit arts and culture industry in strengthening our nation’s economy.