News and Updates

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Investing in Nonprofit Effectiveness

September 30, 2019

Our support for capacity-building now prioritizes communities of color. Applications are open.

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Morgan Fund 2019 Grants Open

August 26, 2019

Applications due September 30, 2019

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Communities of Opportunity Invites Multi-year Proposals to Improve Racial Equity in Policy

August 05, 2019

Applications for the 2020–2021 grant cycle are now closed.

Latest Blogs


N2N Spotlight: Key Tech Labs

October 01, 2019

A STEM program that brings kids together to build connections and grow locally organic food is one of eight recent N2N grantees.

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Democracy Needs a Free Press

September 23, 2019

A changing media industry requires innovation and philanthropy has a role to play.

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Climate Justice on the Duwamish

September 18, 2019

A boat tour reveals a difficult history with lasting consequences. What are we doing about them?

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Making a Gift with Your IRA

September 10, 2019

You can meet your required minimum distribution with a tax-wise donation to our community programs

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How to Help

September 04, 2019

Where you can direct your donations for hurricane relief in the wake of Dorian.

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Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

August 27, 2019

Civil Survival organizes, educates and empowers individuals impacted by the criminal justice system

Seattle Foundation in the News

  • How are Eastside nonprofit leaders supporting Census 2020?

    October 04, 2019

    Bellevue Reporter

    On Thursday, Sept. 26, the Bellevue Public Library hosted “More Than a Headcount: Activating Communities for Census 2020,” a panel discussion organized by the Seattle Foundation.

  • Network of Community Foundations Hopes to Attract 'Big Bet' Money from Foundations

    October 03, 2019

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy

    Tony Mestres is shopping around an investment prospectus to his city’s business elite. But his portfolio doesn’t include a mix of hedge funds, corporate stocks, and private equity, and he’s not trying to score a bonanza in the financial markets.

  • Vote with Vera

    August 22, 2019

    The Stranger

    The Vera Project is hosting Vote with Vera: Cast an Anti-Racist Ballot featuring Kimya Dawson, Summer Cannibals, Nikkita 'KO' Oliver, and special guests on Thursday, October 3rd from 6:30-11PM.