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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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 27, 2020

This month, we are sharing the stories by Seattle Foundation team members and partners at Civic Commons who identify from the AAPI diaspora.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: VietQ, a Neighbor to Neighbor Grantee

May 26, 2020

We spotlight VietQ, one of Seattle Foundation’s Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) grantees that is leading the way in coalition building and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ Vietnamese people.

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Ramadan in the time of COVID-19

May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund grantees help families celebrate by providing holiday food.