Help your clients make the most of their philanthropy — today and into the future.


Seattle Foundation and professional advisors create the perfect partnership

Attorneys, wealth managers and accountants are often the first people consulted when a person is ready to think about philanthropy. Seattle Foundation recognizes that trusted professional advisors are a valuable source of information and counsel on strategies for both lifetime and legacy giving. We help advisors identify the best solutions for clients, from establishing a Family Foundation or Community Philanthropy Fund, to providing strategic counsel or back office support to private foundations, to integrating philanthropy into an estate plan.

 

With support from an experienced Philanthropic Advisor, your clients can realize the nexus of their values, interests and wealth with proven philanthropic strategies that deliver measurable community impact. Our effective philanthropic advising, deep community knowledge, powerful civic leadership and judicious stewardship of assets empower philanthropists to create change in the causes that matter to them most.

Our Services

Seattle Foundation offers a suite of services that support a broad range of philanthropists, from the self-directed donor to the social-impact-centered investor to the multi-gen family to the socially responsible business. Our services support lifetime, legacy and corporate philanthropy through strategic giving and impact investing.

Forms & Documents

Attorneys, wealth managers and accountants are often the first people consulted when a person is ready to think about philanthropy. Find the most commonly used forms and documents (including sample language for gifts to Seattle Foundation).

FAQ

You can conveniently and easily support your clients’ partnership with Seattle Foundation. Find answers to your frequently asked questions to get started creating powerful, rewarding philanthropy.


Seattle Foundation has nearly 70 years of experience in philanthropic advising and deep knowledge of community needs. We can provide you and your clients with the support needed to create powerful, rewarding philanthropy through an engaging experience.

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The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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Seattle Foundation and King County Elections Partner for Fifth Year to Launch 2021-2022 Voter Education Fund Grant Cycle

March 01, 2021

Seattle Foundation partners with King County Elections to increase voter participation in historically excluded communities. Deadline to apply for funding is April 2, 2021.

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Leaning into the Power of Black Leadership: A Call to Support King County’s Black-Led Organizations

February 22, 2021

Seattle Foundation honors Black History Month by celebrating Black-led Organizations and their ability to uplift community. We invite others in our community to join us – not just during Black History Month, but all year long.

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Professional Advisors Council (PAC) update

February 16, 2021

The year 2020 brought the retirement of four longtime members of Seattle Foundation’s PAC. A new slate of advisors joined in 2021.