News and Updates

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Alliance of Black women leaders launches fund to support Washington state’s Black community

June 16, 2020

New fund will invest in housing, health, education and more across the Black community in Washington state.

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COVID-19 Response Fund makes $9.2 million in grants to provide childcare, mental health services, and emergency financial assistance

June 15, 2020

New wave of funding supports Black communities, people of color, undocumented immigrants and refugees, and essential workers.


Rebuilding Together. Reimagining Community.

June 09, 2020

Anti-Black racism, white supremacy, and systemic inequities due to racism have persisted in the United States for generations upon generations. They will continue to persist if we don’t look deeply in our hearts and examine what needs to be done differently moving forward. Black Lives Matter.

Latest Blogs

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N2N Spotlight: Eritrean Association in Greater Seattle

June 24, 2020

A longstanding community organization is hiring car share drivers to deliver meals to seniors. EAGS was one of eight Neighbor to Neighbor grantees this spring.

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Effective Collaboration

June 10, 2020

Why foundations and philanthropists are coming together to address COVID-19

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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.

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African American Community Health Study

April 23, 2020

What determines the health of a community? Seattle Foundation believes the policies and institutions that govern our lives are powerful determinants of a community’s overall health. 

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