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For Immediate Release – August 16, 2011
Contact: Michele Frix

Seattle International Foundation now accepting grant applications under Global Program

The Seattle International Foundation is now accepting applications under its Global Program, which provides grants to local organizations working internationally. For this round of grants, preference will be given to organizations whose work directly impacts the lives of women and girls. Organizations based outside of Washington State are not eligible to apply.

The program is open to 501(c)3 organizations with an annual organizational or project budget of less than $2 million. The program seeks to support organizations launching new projects, or working to establish or expand an international project or program. Organizations may request general operating support or project support, and generally the maximum grant award is $15,000.

Read more about our Global Program here.

To submit an application, create a user name and sign in to our new online application site here. Applications must be submitted by Friday, September 23rd. Grant recipients will be announced at the 2nd Annual Women in the World breakfast, to be held on November 15, 2011.

If your organization applied previously and was not awarded a grant, you are eligible to reapply.

For more information, contact Program Officer Michele Frix at: or 206-547-9335.

The Seattle International Foundation is a supporting organization of the Seattle Foundation and exists to promote global giving in Seattle and to invest in initiatives for global development. Established in 2008, SIF has awarded more than $5 million to over 40 organizations based in the Pacific Northwest working in over 20 countries.

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