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  • GIVEBIG results $113.7 Million in 8 Years

    GIVEBIG Raises $113 Million in Eight Years

    May 10, 2018

    2018 event raised more than $16.6 million

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    "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.

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    Education: STEM, Coding and Leadership through Basketball

    January 02, 2018

    Companion Athletics connects kids in the East African community to coding, STEM education and leadership through basketball

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    Fall 2017 N2N Grantees

    November 21, 2017

    Quarterly Neighbor to Neighbor grants work to build power and influence at the grassroots level 

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    GiveBIG 2018 is May 9

    November 09, 2017

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

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    National Philanthropy Day Awards

    November 06, 2017

    Seattle celebration recognizes outstanding philanthropy in our region

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    Element Notes -- September 23

    September 26, 2017

    In this news roundup, census data and studies show how Seattle's demographics are changing and how these changes affect equity. And, as recent disasters affect the world, the local aid organizations often better positioned to help are struggling to get relief funding

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    Element Notes -- September 7

    September 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, Seattle’s response to new pressures on immigrants and refugees (including Seattle Foundation’s Resilience Fund), studies of the almost 20 year difference in life expectancy between Seattle zip codes and an explainer on how disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma are exacerbated by climate change

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    Element Notes -- August 25

    August 25, 2017

    In this news roundup, drug deaths reach record highs in King County, Yemen faces “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis” and Seattle grapples with the hate that came out in Charlottesville

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    Investment Report for Second Quarter of 2017

    August 16, 2017

    Seattle Foundation investments continued with a strong second quarter

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    Global Giving: Women's Justice Initiative

    August 14, 2017

    Supported by global giving, Women's Justice Initiative equips girls in Guatemala to shape their own destinies and communities

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    Element Notes -- August 8

    August 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, the primary results are starting to roll in and Seattle continues to struggle with increasing homelessness and displacement