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    Looking Forward to GiveBIG 2017

    December 16, 2016

    We are pleased to announce Seattle Foundation's seventh annual GiveBIG will be Wednesday, May 10, 2017! Early next year, we'll be back in touch with details on how to register your nonprofit organization for GiveBIG, update your profile, and sign up for training workshops and webinars.

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    Hope and the Humane Economy

    December 13, 2016

    Last Friday evening, we celebrated the release of Wayne Pacelle's latest book, The Humane Economy, a frontline account of how conscience and creativity are driving a revolution in business that is forever changing our treatment of animals.

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    Investments for Social Change

    December 12, 2016

    In this uncertain time, Seattle Foundation reaffirms its long-standing commitment to civic leadership, as well as fighting division and disparity in our communities. As your partner in effective philanthropy, we invite you to invest with Seattle Foundation to support the critically important work underway to advance equity and opportunity.

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    Plan for Tax-Wise Year-End Giving

    December 09, 2016

    As many of us begin to consider charitable donations to make before 2016 comes to a close, Director of Gift Planning Susan Peterson shares some considerations to think through your year-end giving.

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    Giving Tuesday: The Global GiveBIG

    November 29, 2016

    Now that that all of the shopping deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, consider on Giving Tuesday how you would like to make a difference in your community.

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    Element Notes

    November 22, 2016

    News & Opinion on Building A Healthy Community 

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    Honoring Those Who Serve

    November 11, 2016

    Thank you to all of the Veterans, military personnel and their families.

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    Seattle Foundation President & CEO Discusses the Need for Brave Systems Reinvention

    November 09, 2016

    "It is clear, and empirically proven, that we cannot intervene our way out of the challenges facing our region. Thoughtful, collaborative, and brave systems reinvention is our call to action."

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    The Power of Youth: Seattle Foundation kicks off its 11th year of the Youth Grantmaking Board

    October 27, 2016

    Built on the concept of youth powered change, YGB’ers have contributed over $200,000 into Seattle’s public sector to fund organizations or projects that provide direct services to system change programming.

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    KEXP and Seattle Foundation to Host First Community Partnership Program Benefit Concert

    October 24, 2016

    Seattle Foundation’s partnership with KEXP is an extension of its Vibrant Democracy Initiative, a $2.5 million, five-year effort designed to increase civic engagement and amplify the voice of communities of color and low-income communities. 

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    Passion Fulfills Students’ Promise

    October 13, 2016

    "These are the students that teachers dream of having in their classroom."

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    Element Notes

    October 12, 2016

    News & Opinion on Building A Healthy Community