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.

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The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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N2N Spotlight: Key Tech Labs

October 01, 2019

A STEM program that brings kids together to build connections and grow locally organic food is one of eight recent N2N grantees.

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Democracy Needs a Free Press

September 23, 2019

A changing media industry requires innovation and philanthropy has a role to play.

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Climate Justice on the Duwamish

September 18, 2019

A boat tour reveals a difficult history with lasting consequences. What are we doing about them?