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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

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Holocaust-Inspired Student Art at Seattle Foundation

February 21, 2018

Holocaust Center for Humanity exhibits winning works by youth that explore social justice

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Tony Mestres, the Cha-Cha and Plymouth Housing

February 19, 2018

President & CEO Tony Mestres will compete in “Seattle Dances” to raise funds to support Plymouth Housing Group’s programs and services

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"New Localism" Lands in Seattle

February 15, 2018

Bruce Katz discusses where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our communities' most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges.