News and Updates

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Thank you for 12 great years, Aaron Robertson!

October 23, 2020

Seattle Foundation bids farewell to a critical leader on our Community Programs team.

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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.

Latest Blogs

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Seattle Foundation to invest $1M in the Opportunity Center at Othello Square

November 09, 2020

Opportunity Center at Othello Square is dedicated to opening the door to home ownership for communities that have been historically excluded from its benefits.

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2020 Year-end Giving and Estate Planning Strategies

November 09, 2020

Seattle Foundation’s team is here to help take the stress and confusion out of year-end giving, especially which assets to give and when to make a gift.

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An Update for Our Community

October 31, 2020

We look beyond this moment with a re-commitment to strengthen relationships and build bridges across our community – while centering racial equity.

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Equity at the Center of Disaster Response

October 22, 2020

The COVID-19 Response Fund meets the evolving needs of an unprecedented crisis.

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Seattle Proposition 1: Yes for Transit

October 20, 2020

Yes to Proposition 1 to promote climate justice and keep our communities connected.

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N2N Spotlight: South Seattle Emerald

October 13, 2020

A growing media outlet tells stories that reflect, inform, and engage a diverse community.

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