Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Topics / Pacific Northwest Community
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.

Making Connections: Economic Opportunities and the Pathway to Ending Family Homelessness

Economic opportunities are a critical pathway to ending family homelessness.

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How do we make homelessness a one-time occurrence?

Why we're optimistic about making homelessness a brief, rare, one-time occurrence in King County, Washington.

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Bill Sr., a Champion for Washington State Early Learning

Earlier this month, Bill Sr. was honored for his leadership at the first annual Thrive by Five Leadership luncheon.

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Looking for Economic Opportunity? Mind the Education System Gaps!

A local response to group blogging event, which asks: “How could cities better connect all their residents to economic opportunity?”

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Building Community through Food at Family Day

At Family Day: Food for Good kids and adults connected around the simple idea of food. How can you can you continue to stay involved and give back both locally and globally? Here are a few simple ideas.

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