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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Fueling Learning Through Impact Investing: 2020 Successes of the Early Learning Facilities Fund

April 20, 2021

Now more than ever, our community needs high-quality early childhood education that strengthens the stability and resilience of children, families, and our community. Learn how impact investing has fueled the creation of jobs and early learning spaces over the past year and what’s ahead for this work.

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An Update for Our Community

April 16, 2021

This update seeks to provide the latest information about our ongoing work to review our current grantmaking policies, and consider ways we can ensure these policies align with our collective commitment to address the widening disparities in our region.

Amy Banovich Joins Seattle Foundation’s Board of Trustees

Amy Banovich Joins Seattle Foundation's Board of Trustees

April 16, 2021

The Managing Partner of KPMG’s Seattle Office currently serves on the Board’s Audit Committee.