Philanthropy has the power to ensure all people have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. Seattle Foundation provides the expertise, network of partners and research that enables philanthropists to maximize their impact in meeting our community’s most critical needs. Every day, we convene, communicate with and catalyze our philanthropic partners, uniting passion and discipline to create lasting change. We call this intersection the heart and science of philanthropy.

Philanthropy is critical

Our region is prospering, yet many of our community members have been left behind in the rush of new opportunities and wealth. Philanthropy can help right this imbalance by ensuring that everyone in our community has the chance to thrive. Seattle Foundation guides philanthropists to make investments that directly address inequities and result in powerful change.

Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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New Rules

July 15, 2020

How do the SECURE Act and the CARES Act affect your charitable giving?

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Recoverable Grants

July 15, 2020

Seattle Foundation is offering a new tool for making impact investments through a partnership with Realize Impact.

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Equity in Mental Health

July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund helps organizations meet the spike in demand for accessible, culturally relevant services.