close

Thank you

 

Sign up to receive updates from the Gates Foundation

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.

Using Our Voices, Being the Change, and New York City Drivers

What’s one step that you can take, today, that will help make your own family, neighborhood, or community more like the place you want it to be?

Full Blog Post

Details

How this Community Celebrates Back to School

White Center, in South Seattle is bustling with activity, working to connect families and community members to resources, services, and supports. Families, students, teachers and staff from nearby schools, and a team from the White Center Community Development Association (CDA) come together with one goal in mind: Build a vibrant community in White Center. With teachers and caregivers often stretched thin balancing daily demands; a rich community support system can make a world of difference.

Full Blog Post

With Social Justice and Equity in Mind, Renton School District Raises the Bar for Its Students

Renton School District is truly committed to the education and well-being of its young people. A recent results report shows its efforts are paying off.

Full Blog Post

Details

One Teenage Somali Muslim Refugee’s Admiration for her Mother

A beautiful tribute to an "awesome" and "inspiring" mom.

Full Blog Post

“Create Change” — A day to change how we think about art, advocacy and homelessness

The Seattle Public Library’s “Create Change: Youth and Family Homelessness and the Arts” showed how art can be used to take action towards ending youth and family homelessness.

Full Blog Post


  Load More Posts