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Announcements

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Philanthropy, Seahawks, Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy and State Officials Team Up to Support New Digital Equity Initiative

September 02, 2020

Hosted by the All In WA relief effort, the initiative aims to close gaps in digital access as schools return to session.

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Communities of Opportunity commits $1.275 million to King County community organizations for COVID-19 Response

August 18, 2020

King County and Seattle Foundation awards will address inequities in housing, health, and economic opportunity. Grantees will receive $1.275 million to promote change in policies and systems for communities most impacted by COVID-19 in King County.

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2020 Medical Fund Grants

July 08, 2020

Grants to seven nonprofits support telemedicine, research equipment, and low-income children




Latest Blogs

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Counting Down to Completion

September 18, 2020

As the 2020 Census deadline approaches, Washington state has one of the highest response rates—but not everyone has been counted.

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Supporting Communities Affected by Wildfires

September 16, 2020

We’ve compiled a list of trusted organizations working to help communities impacted by the wildfires in Washington, Oregon, and California.

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Communities of Opportunity Invites Proposals for Black-led Systems and Policy Change

September 16, 2020

Proposals are requested for the 2021 grant year

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Making Childcare Possible for All Families

September 08, 2020

The COVID-19 Response Fund supports childcare solutions for our region’s most vulnerable families.

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Re-Envisioning Health & Well-Being

August 19, 2020

Be part of a national effort to shape the future of health

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Investing in Black-led Organizations

August 17, 2020

A new report presents key information gathered from Black-led organizations in King County.




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