The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

Community Issues

A speaker session at the Crosscut Festival.

Crosscut Festival Showcases Big Ideas

February 06, 2018

Speakers spark conversations on important social and political issues

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surrounded by supporters during the March on Washington.

Martin Luther King Day 2018

January 11, 2018

50 years after Dr. King’s death, the need for greater racial equity and economic opportunity is still pressing

A LiveWire panel of experts discusses the supports that homeless students need to succeed.

Homework Without a Home

December 20, 2017

Panel discusses supports for students experiencing homelessness

For Philanthropists

The heart and rhythm of philanthropy header

Tony Mestres, the Cha-Cha and Plymouth Housing

February 19, 2018

President & CEO Tony Mestres will compete in “Seattle Dances” to raise funds to support Plymouth Housing Group’s programs and services

Seattle Skyline

"New Localism" Lands in Seattle

February 15, 2018

Bruce Katz discusses where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our communities' most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Seattle Stars Unite for Youth, Equity and Access to the Arts

February 07, 2018

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Russell Wilson, Ciara and the Seattle Symphony team up for special benefit concert on May 10

Nonprofit Partners

Art by Merecedes Sarah eighth grade

Holocaust-Inspired Student Art at Seattle Foundation

February 21, 2018

Holocaust Center for Humanity exhibits winning works by youth that explore social justice

Tyisha Nedd performing

Powering Diversity and Equity in Black Arts and Culture

February 08, 2018

CD Forum participates in arts program that provides grants and expertise to seed the future

The 2017-2018 Youth Grantmaking Board

Youth Grantmaking Board Request for Proposals

February 08, 2018

The Youth Grantmaking Board is requesting proposals from organizations and programs that address the needs of immigrants and refugees through advocacy and organizing


GiveBIG logo May 9 2018

GIVEBIG 2018 Registration is Open

January 28, 2018

Seattle Foundation is excited to announce GIVEBIG 2018 registration is now open for nonprofits

GiveBIG logo May 9 2018

GIVEBIG Registration Opens January 29

January 24, 2018

Registration for Seattle Foundation’s eighth and final GIVEBIG will open on Monday, January 29

GiveBIG logo May 9 2018

GiveBIG 2018 is May 9

November 09, 2017

Seattle Foundation's eighth and final GiveBIG will be Wednesday, May 9, 2018