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

People Engaged at the Giving With Impact Event

Sharing our Expertise with Advisors

October 24, 2019

A recent event gave professional estate planners and wealth advisors a chance to learn about our Giving with Impact curriculum.

Ballot

I-976 and R-88

October 22, 2019

SeaFdn announces positions on key ballot measures

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Mountains to Sound Greenway Designated as new National Heritage Area

October 20, 2019

The 1.5 million-acre area, stretching from Seattle to Puget Sound, is an unparalleled expanse of wilderness so close to a major metropolitan area.