Emily Kassebaum

Associate Grants Administrator

Emily Kassebaum   

Emily enables maximum impact of philanthropist funds through swift and accurate processing of grants to nonprofit organizations.

Personal Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Arts and culture

Equitable development

Cradle to career education

Emily brings grant administration and project management experience to Seattle Foundation to support its commitment to convene, partner with, and serve our community. After beginning her career in museums, Emily transitioned to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she was responsible for coordinating grantmaking activities within its Global Health division. Emily holds a Bachelor's degree in history and art history from Washington State University. Emily is a Seattle native and enjoys spending time contemplating art and wandering around the natural amusement park that is the Pacific Northwest.

Emily has worked at Seattle Foundation since 2020.