Civic Commons

Seattle Foundation’s Civic Commons initiative is a new way of taking action together on our region’s biggest economic and social challenges. Civic Commons builds the infrastructure and collective muscle needed to address the root causes of inequity in Greater Seattle by elevating community voices and uniting different sectors around mutually agreed goals.


Civic Commons consists of two programs: We Belong Here and the Regional Dashboard. We Belong Here builds people-to-people relationships across sectors and communities to expand our region’s sense of belonging and ability to address challenges. The Regional Dashboard defines and tracks objective metrics of well-being to allow existing and new efforts to align toward a shared vision and equitable future.

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The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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N2N Spotlight: BUILD - Brothers United in Leadership Development

March 26, 2020

BUILD strives to empower Black men as leaders and mentors who make positive change in the African American community.

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Women's History Month

March 24, 2020

Meet some of our talented team members & a philanthropist at Seattle Foundation and Seattle International Foundation, who are unwavering in their pursuit to disrupt the status quo and fight for gender equality in the Seattle region and abroad.

Artists Inye Wokoma & Sharita Towne

Celebrating Black History Month with Wa Na Wari

February 14, 2020

Seattle Foundation Headquarters features artists from community organization, Wa Na Wari