Seattle Works is a leader in volunteer program management and knowledge of best practices. It is a critical capacity builder, helping nonprofits through bad economic times by using its experience in creating effective and accessible volunteer projects. Its work is impact-focused and the organization infuses its service and education programs with an understanding and correlation to direct community change.
Accessibility and Cultural Competency
Seattle Works provides easily accessible programs. Its volunteer opportunities and civic involvement programming is relevant, socially spirited and age-appropriate, all of which keeps people engaged for many years. Over 1,480 young adults participated in the 2008 Seattle Works Day, a day of service to the greater King County community.
It has strong support from the public sector and business community: Boeing, Accenture, Microsoft, Fed Ex, City of Seattle, Safeco, Comcast, Clear Channel and Davis Wright Tremaine. Businesses and organizations employing 20- and 30-somethings see the value in Seattle Works' programs and encourages participation of their employees.
Grant History with The Seattle Foundation:
Grants Awarded through The Seattle Foundation Grantmaking Program:
$15,000.00||support general operating expenses. |
$20,000.00||support general operating expenses.|
$30,000.00||support the purchase of a data management system and general operating expenses.|