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Seattle Foundation joins All In WA coalition to support vulnerable communities throughout Washington state

May 27, 2020

Local philanthropy campaign, All In Seattle, inspires statewide effort and continues to galvanize local giving in new partnership with Seattle Foundation

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Benjamin N. Phillips Memorial Fund grants $87,500 to support COVID-19 response efforts

May 08, 2020

Clallam County tribes and nonprofits receive support for their crisis work.

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COVID-19 Response Fund tackles immediate needs of most vulnerable people with $10+ million in grants

March 30, 2020

Asian Counseling and Referral Services, Byrd Barr Place, Casa Latina, Chief Seattle Club, Eastside Refugee & Immigrant Coalition, Seattle Indian Health Board, and White Center CDA are among 128 nonprofits receiving funds to bolster frontline responses to the pandemic.

Latest Blogs

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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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Earth Day 2020 and Seattle Foundation’s Commitment to Climate Justice

April 22, 2020

On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we know climate justice is more important than ever for our most vulnerable communities.

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COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

April 17, 2020

Our team compiled this list of informative links to help organizations navigate the challenges created by the pandemic.

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