Organizations Working to Decrease Gun Violence

Following the horrific tragedies in Uvalde and Buffalo, we turn to local and national organizations working to reduce gun violence. As we reel from the devastating school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of 19 students and two teachers, it is more important than ever for communities to take […]

COVID-19 Response Fund: ACRS addresses the intersection of racial equity and mental health

Receiving financial support from the COVID-19 Response Fund allowed Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) to continue providing essential, culturally relevant tools and resources to communities across the greater Seattle region. Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) briefly stopped offering its essential services and closed its doors in March 2020 because of COVID-19. In an […]

Puget Sound-area philanthropy, government, and business come together to establish COVID-19 Response Fund

Partnership includes Seattle Foundation, United Way of King County, King County, City of Seattle, Alaska Airlines, Amazon, Microsoft, and The Starbucks Foundation SEATTLE, WA — A coalition of philanthropy, government, and business partners has joined together to create a COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the region’s […]

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

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. Written by: Perigee Fund, Edited by Seattle Foundation A mother of a new baby looks off, brow furrowed and mouth cast into a somber frown as she holds […]