The science emerges when we use knowledge and data to catalyze funding, convene leaders and communicate to transform this vision into the genuine reality experienced by all those living in Greater Seattle.
We work at the intersection of the public and private sectors to ignite powerful investments and effective partnerships for social change. Understanding that social problems are products of networks of cause and effect at a policy and structural level, we focus on advancing systems change as the most effective way to achieve equity and opportunity.
Guiding our work is our strategic, Healthy Community framework, comprising eight areas of human rights and community life:
Arts & Culture,
Health & Wellness and
Lasting change is achieved when philanthropic investment is combined with smart strategies and meaningful community engagement. Explore three ways Seattle Foundation is working to make our community a better place.
March 05, 2021
Cultivating safer spaces for Muslim girls and women.
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.
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.