Seattle Foundation builds partnerships and uses innovative tools to drive positive change in our community.


Strengthening Nonprofits and Incubating Solutions

Seattle Foundation builds and invests in strategic partnerships to increase racial equity and opportunity, making our community healthier and stronger for all.

We harness public, private and nonprofit partners to leverage funding and resources that effectively address the complex challenges in our community. We take this collective approach as a convener because we believe we’re more powerful together.

From collaborating and learning with others, we have incubated new solutions, ideas and organizations that are driving positive change in our community.

 


How We Partner and Innovate to Create New Solutions

Explore three ways we're increasing nonprofit effectiveness, partnering with others and incubating new solutions

Increasing Nonprofit Effectiveness

We support efforts to strengthen nonprofits and increase their effectiveness

Funding Change Through Collaboratives

We pool funds with partners to advance shared goals and drive collective impact.

Incubating Solutions and Organizations

We incubate new solutions to drive big, bold change in our community.

Impact

The Voice of Philanthropy in Our Community

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N2N Spotlight: Black Dollar Days Task Force’s Clean Green Farms

September 15, 2021

Promoting health and self-sufficiency with Black and African American youth, one seed at a time.

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Bolstering Black Philanthropy in August and Beyond

August 31, 2021

A question—more so, a charge, from Seattle Foundation Chief Engagement Officer Stephanie Bray was shared at the last ‘In Conversation, In Community’ event. “Now that we know, what are we going to do?” Her question came after a poignant discussion about why donors should provide funding to Black-led and rooted organizations.

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Second Creative Equity Fund Cohort Announced

August 26, 2021

Seattle Foundation proudly announces the latest round of Creative Equity Fund grant recipients. The newest cohort represents the latest round of funding for organizations in King County who will be advancing racial justice work through arts and culture.