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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surrounded by supporters during the March on Washington.

Martin Luther King Day 2018

January 11, 2018

50 years after Dr. King’s death, the need for greater racial equity and economic opportunity is still pressing

A LiveWire panel of experts discusses the supports that homeless students need to succeed.

Homework Without a Home

December 20, 2017

Panel discusses supports for students experiencing homelessness

Tent city under the highway

Seattle Times’ “Project Homeless” Explores Solutions

November 01, 2017

Seattle Foundation partners on effort to deepen coverage and conversation on homelessness crisis


For Philanthropists

A blue lake surrounded by forest and snowfields.

Young Philanthropist Helps Save Lake Serene Trail

January 08, 2018

Major gift honors a friend and a final hike together

Tableau data fellows at work

Information Powers Change

January 03, 2018

Tableau Foundation and Seattle International Foundation support data-driven advocacy in Latin America through innovative fellowship

Will Poole, Janet Levinger and family

Powering Change: Janet Levinger and Will Poole

December 18, 2017

Philanthropists Janet Levinger & Will Poole share how they give as a family to power change in education


Nonprofit Partners

A player goes for a layup at the SeaTac Community Center.

Education: STEM, Coding and Leadership through Basketball

January 02, 2018

Companion Athletics connects kids in the East African community to coding, STEM education and leadership through basketball

Resilience Fund grantee Being Empowered through Support Transitions (BEST) hosts a community event.

$371,000 in Resilience Fund Grants Awarded

December 18, 2017

Grantees are working to safeguard and advance the safety, security, constitutional and human rights of our region’s most vulnerable community members. 

Four members of the Somali Parent Education Board gather.

N2N Spotlight: Somali Parent Education Board

December 14, 2017

Growing up in a household where English was not my parents’ first language was difficult at times because they wanted to advocate for my education and become more involved, but had challenges navigating the education system.


GiveBIG

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GiveBIG Raises $19 Million for Local Nonprofits

May 11, 2017

Based on preliminary figures, you raised $19 million for local nonprofits, helping bring the seven-year combined GiveBIG total to just under $100 million.

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Tip on Matching Grant Totals

May 10, 2017

The "Total Funds Raised" on your GiveBIG Profile page INCLUDES online donations AND matching dollars realized. Your reporting reflects only online donations.

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Where to go for GiveBIG Updates and Questions

May 05, 2017

What to expect from Seattle Foundation on GiveBIG day – how we will communicate with you and how you can talk to us in the most efficient way.