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

Colleen Echohawk singing at the event

What We've Learned about Homelessness and Race

May 19, 2019

A group of local experts shares how we must face race to solve homelessness and affordable housing

Students work together to complete an assignment

Summer Learning Programs Benefit Kids

May 14, 2019

Supporting summer programs for kids can prevent learning loss and provide healthy food

Maya Soetoro-Ng reads her children's book aloud

A Visit with Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng

May 08, 2019

The sister of President Barack Obama and daughter of Stanley Ann Dunham shares wisdom for empowering the next generation of women leaders and scholars