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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

Two dancers perform a balance move.

Morgan Fund 2018 Grants Open

August 16, 2018

Funding Opportunity for Dance and Theater Organizations

Part of the cover of An Unfair Share report

New Report Finds Climate Change Hits Some Harder Than Others

August 16, 2018

Seattle Foundation supports research that explores how communities of color and low-income communities will face greater risks from climate change  

Prof. Mary Kay Gugerty encourages nonprofits to use data to report their impact and tell their stories

Unlocking The Power of Data For Nonprofits

August 13, 2018

What Goldilocks has to do with telling your organization’s story and measuring impact