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 […]

2021 Resilience Fund Grants Announced

Seattle Foundation grants $425,000 to address unexpected, emerging challenges in our region. Seattle Foundation is proudly announcing $425,000 in grants to 23 community-based organizations through our 2021 Resilience Fund. Selected organizations will use the funding to provide critical resources to communities that are negatively impacted by federal policy decisions, the national political climate, and anti-Black […]

Fostering Resilient Environments

Treehouse Uses COVID-19 Response Fund Grant to Support Youth in Foster Care We’ve heard the stories echo across the nation: children, young adults, and their caregivers dealing with the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. One area of significant challenge: remote learning. In 2020, nearly 93% of households with school-age childrenreported they engaged in […]

Second Creative Equity Fund Cohort Announced

Seattle Foundation proudly announces the latest round of Creative Equity Fund grant recipients. The newest cohort represents the latest round of funding for organizations in King County who will be advancing racial justice work through arts and culture. Creative Equity Fund was launched in 2018 as a funder collaborative and is made possible thanks to […]

Regional Census Fund Grants

The fund is investing more than $580,000 in 36 nonprofits that serve historically undercounted populations. In its second round of funding, the Regional Census Fund is investing more than $580,000 in 36 grants to nonprofits serving historically undercounted populations in King County, including Black, Latinx, immigrant and refugee communities, low-income residents, children under five, LGBTQ […]

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 […]