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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Spotlighting Perigee Fund: The importance of infant and maternal mental health

July 22, 2021

An early pioneer of infant and maternal mental health work, Perigee Fund focuses on community-driven solutions to dismantle systemic barriers that contribute to infants experiencing early adversity.

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Leading the Way: Leveraging a Charitable Lead Trust for Greater Impact

July 21, 2021

Understand how partnering with Seattle Foundation and utilizing a Charitable Lead Trust (CLT) can provide resources to local communities and help donors achieve a variety of personal financial goals.

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An Update for Our Community

July 16, 2021

To advance racial equity and maximize community impact, the Foundation's grantmaking policies have been revised to address the inequities in our region.