Ceil Erickson

Director, Community Programs


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Ceil manages the Foundation's grantmaking programs and supports the Community Programs Committee and Board of Trustees in making grant decisions. Ceil works with nonprofit organizations and various community initiatives to assess and define community needs.

Ceil Erickson

Philanthropic Interests
and Passions


Women and girls empowerment

Nonprofit capacity building

Prior to joining SeaFdn, Ceil worked in fundraising and marketing for Planned Parenthood and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Ceil has been active in philanthropy at the national level, serving on a number of committees for the Council on Foundations and ProNet (an affinity group of the Council of Foundations). Ceil is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow.  Ceil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Mary Washington College.

Ceil has been working at Seattle Foundation since 1996.