Nonprofits are the backbone of our communities.


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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.

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.

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. 

Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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Nos Vamos: A New Photography Exhibit Explores Migration

August 08, 2019

The exhibit at Seattle International Foundation features images by Central American photojournalists

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Taking Thoughtful Action After Tragic Mass Shootings

August 08, 2019

In the aftermath of recent mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy, we must come together to create a stronger, safer community for all

First grader Jesse Alba collaborates on Native totem drawings with Michael Truong. Both are students at MLK Jr. Elementary.

Arts and Culture: The Creative Advantage

August 05, 2019

The Creative Advantage brings the power of arts education to Seattle students in under-resourced schools and communities