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Seattle Foundation helps nonprofits carry out their important work by awarding grants, forging community partnerships and educating community philanthropists and partners about the organizations that are most aligned with their charitable interests.

Current Grant Opportunities

Grant opportunities

Seattle Foundation offers a wide variety of grants to support local nonprofits. Our priority is those organizations making meaningful, measurable change within the key areas of our Healthy Community Framework—from arts and culture to health and wellness. With decades of experience and extensive research, we’ve learned what works, what doesn’t, and what investments need to be made to ensure that our communities thrive. Review our opportunities and learn how we can help your organization make progress toward its mission.

Resilience Fund

This fund supports community-based nonprofits seeking flexible funding to address unanticipated and emerging challenges that are impacting marginalized populations in our region.

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Neighbor to Neighbor

This grants program awards funding and technical assistance to small, grassroots organizations located in Kent, South Seattle, and White Center. Applications can be submitted anytime and are reviewed on a quarterly basis.

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Center for Community Partnerships

We founded the Center for Community Partnerships to focus directly on, and invest in, targeted efforts to achieve greater health, social, racial and economic equity. 

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Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surrounded by supporters during the March on Washington.

Martin Luther King Day 2018

January 11, 2018

50 years after Dr. King’s death, the need for greater racial equity and economic opportunity is still pressing

A blue lake surrounded by forest and snowfields.

Young Philanthropist Helps Save Lake Serene Trail

January 08, 2018

Major gift honors a friend and a final hike together

Tableau data fellows at work

Information Powers Change

January 03, 2018

Tableau Foundation and Seattle International Foundation support data-driven advocacy in Latin America through innovative fellowship