Jim Grams

Managing Director, Operations & Technology


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Jim oversees SeaFdn’s core technology infrastructure and systems, ensuring our operations effectively support all aspects of our team’s work with partners to ignite powerful, rewarding philanthropy and make Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all.

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Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions


Health and wellness

Civil rights

Jim is a former software developer with experience in telecommunications, wireless data and mobile devices. Prior to joining SeaFdn, he led technology and IT for an e-commerce retailer and has over 20 years of management experience in both large and small companies. He has two computer science degrees, including a master’s degree from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont. This is Jim’s first role in the nonprofit sector.

Jim has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2017.