Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Washington state is home to a growing number of families who struggle to get by. To address challenges our region’s families face, we support many dedicated and innovative community organizations in the Pacific Northwest. We focus on nonprofit organizations and tribes that can best identify and serve the needs of low-income children and families. We help these organizations serve more people, build organizational strength, and improve their programs.

Learn more below and visit the program page for more details about our work in this area.

 

2014 Recap: 10 Highlights of Progress in Washington State

This is our home, our headquarters and where the Gates family has lived for generations, and we will work tirelessly with our partners here in the Pacific Northwest to ensure that all children have the opportunity to thrive in in stable families, great schools, and strong communities.

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Home Is ...

Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. How we can change this.

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Listening to the Experts on Early Learning: Our Partners

We are committed to listening to the teachers, advocates, and parents who have dedicated themselves to high-quality early learning so that every child has an opportunity to thrive. Their insights and feedback will continue to shape our work.

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Supporting Native American Student Success

How partners throughout the Pacific Northwest are working together to support Native American student success.

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Inspiring Youth to Inspire Seattle

Seattle Youth Empowerment Day is August 16, 2014. It will bring together local nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and social innovators in the fields of human trafficking, homelessness, health, and social entrepreneurship.

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