The Seattle Foundation, one of the nation’s largest community foundations, recently launched a new Web site, the Giving Center. The site provides information for prospective donors on 675 nonprofits doing a wide range of work. Financial and evaluation information is included for each organization described. Launch of the site was covered in the Seattle Times and New York Times.
The Building Resilience Initiative invites applications for one-time grants of approximately $20,000-$50,000 each to support organizations or communities using innovative strategies to support adults and families who are struggling as a result of the recession. The Seattle Foundation is part of a group of philanthropic organizations called the Building Resilience Initiative that was formed in late 2008. The group is working together to respond to the recession in ways that help adults, families, organizations and communities cope with hardships and build strengths even in these tough times. The deadline for this Request for Proposals (RFP) is Nov. 1, 2010. For details, please see the complete RFP.