Now accepting applications for the Seattle Foundation and Communities of Opportunity (COO) Systems and Policy Change (SPC) RFP – apply by October 11

Application Launch: August 24 Applications due: October 11, 2022, 11:59 PM Notification of Selected and Non-Selected Applicants: February 2023 We are excited to announce that the Seattle Foundation and Communities of Opportunity (COO) Systems and Policy Change (SPC) Request for Proposals (RFP) is now open! This funding opportunity closes on Tuesday, October 11 at 11:59 […]

North Star to Guide Investment in Community-led Organizations and Systems Change

The Blueprint for Impact is Seattle Foundation’s new “North Star” outlining how philanthropy can play a unique role in supporting and deeply investing in community-led organizations to create systems change. This summer looks profoundly different than the season we ushered in one year ago. Instead of lockdowns, we are beginning to feel openness; instead of […]

An Update for Our Community

To advance racial equity and maximize community impact, the Foundation’s grantmaking policies have been revised to address the inequities in our region. For 75 years, Seattle Foundation has played an active role in our community as a bridge builder, civic leader, and partner to thousands of community nonprofits and philanthropists. The Foundation remains focused on […]

Efforts Invest over $1.5 Million to Support Hard to Count Communities in Washington State

Following Supreme Court announcement temporarily blocking citizenship question, philanthropy, King County and City of Seattle invest to address fears and ensure full and accurate count While the Supreme Court’s ruling today delays a decision on the inclusion of a citizenship question in United States Census 2020, two coalitions involving foundations and local government are announcing […]