Jonathan Cunningham

Officer, Community Programs


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Jonathan works to help shape and ensure the foundation’s racial equity focus is met while working strategically on collective giving projects, supporting philanthropists, and area of interest grantmaking. Jonathan also assists with SeaFdn’s external communication through Heart & Science and advice on grant cycles.

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Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Arts and culture


Health and wellness

Racial equity

Economic opportunity

Jonathan brings a wealth of professional experience developing, implementing and managing community initiatives for the last 15 years. He’s currently a Seattle Arts Commissioner with deep knowledge of navigating public, private and municipal partnerships. He most recently spent 4 ½ years on staff at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) managing their youth programs and community outreach efforts. He’s a graduate of the University of Michigan and a writer for City Arts Magazine.

Jonathan has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2017.