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Seattle Foundation Awarded $1 Million from Facebook as part of Commitment to Support Black Business, Creators, and Nonprofits

December 11, 2020

Facebook Grant to Seattle Foundation to help build the capacity and resilience of Black communities in the Greater Seattle Region.

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Community-led Response toward an Equitable, Inclusive Recovery

December 03, 2020

Fund for Inclusive Recovery builds on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, moving from immediate response to inclusive recovery.

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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.

Latest Blogs


Response to the Violent Actions at the U.S. Capitol Building

January 06, 2021

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Larry Estrada Joins Seattle Foundation's Board of Trustees

December 31, 2020

The Vice President of Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs provides financial advice to high-net-worth family groups, foundations, endowments, and Native American tribes across the United States.

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N2N Spotlight: Haida Roots

December 16, 2020

Reclaiming Indigenous culture and language for youth.

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Building a Pipeline of Community Leaders

December 15, 2020

Seattle Foundation’s Engagement Pipeline grant program builds leaderful movements across the region

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In Pursuit of Climate Justice

December 14, 2020

A look back at a year of major accomplishments in the face of big challenges.

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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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