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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Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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Climate Justice on the Duwamish

September 18, 2019

A boat tour reveals a difficult history with lasting consequences. What are we doing about them?

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Making a Gift with Your IRA

September 10, 2019

You can meet your required minimum distribution with a tax-wise donation to our community programs

Hurricane Dorian Aerial View

How to Help

September 04, 2019

Where you can direct your donations for hurricane relief in the wake of Dorian.