The efforts of the resourceful and innovative nonprofits in our state add up to enormous global impact. Together, their efforts have improved millions of lives. Their work ranges from providing clean water to making micro-loans to women-led businesses to educating children in rural villages. We see the tremendous impact of this work every day throughout the world. Since 2008, the Seattle International Foundation has awarded more than $15 million to over 150 organizations working in 60 countries.

You can support this important work. This Guide provides insights on these effective organizations that call Washington their home and the world their workplace. As you consider your philanthropic priorities, please use this Guide to start or grow your international giving. Your donation goes directly to local nonprofits that have positive global impact. We are proud of what Washington State – effective nonprofits plus engaged donors – can do for the world. Our shared goal is powerful, rewarding philanthropy that makes our global community a stronger, more vibrant place for all.

On behalf of the Seattle International Foundation and The Seattle Foundation, we thank you for the opportunity to support you in your giving.