The science emerges when we use knowledge and data to catalyze funding, convene leaders and communicate to transform this vision into the genuine reality experienced by all those living in Greater Seattle.
We work at the intersection of the public and private sectors to ignite powerful investments and effective partnerships for social change. Understanding that social problems are products of networks of cause and effect at a policy and structural level, we focus on advancing systems change as the most effective way to achieve equity and opportunity.
Guiding our work is our strategic, Healthy Community framework, comprising eight areas of human rights and community life:
Arts & Culture,
Health & Wellness and
Within each element, Seattle Foundation’s team has identiﬁed targeted strategies where philanthropic investment can have measurable impact.
Lasting change is achieved when philanthropic investment is combined with smart strategies and meaningful community engagement. Explore three ways Seattle Foundation is working to make our community a better place.
December 07, 2017
Gathering focuses on working together to build a multi-racial movement
November 28, 2017
Proposed tax bill keeps key benefits for donations of appreciated assets
November 26, 2017
Yesler Community Collaborative tackles gentrification through affordable housing and more