Research

Women Leaders: Does it make a difference?

Women Leaders: Does it make a difference?

In 2017, Alene Moris, a dedicated feminist and social justice activist, gave a speech in the United States on the substantial difference women can make in positions of power. She asserts that once women realize that they live in a world designed by men and commit to building a community of women in leadership, women leaders will make a big difference. Alene argues that together men and women would have enough wisdom to build a new culture that uses everyone's intelligence and talents in public decision-making.

WHAT IF THEY RETURN? How El Salvador, Honduras, and the United States could prepare for an effective reintegration of TPS Beneficiaries

WHAT IF THEY RETURN? How El Salvador, Honduras, and the United States could prepare for an effective reintegration of TPS Beneficiaries

In this report, the authors discuss the current status of Salvadoran and Honduran beneficiaries of TPS in the United States; summarize what is known about their socio-economic situation; review possible barriers to their effective return and reintegration to their countries of origin; assess what governmental programs and resources might be available to help with reintegration; and suggest possible policy approaches all three countries could pursue to incentivize a return and effective reintegration.

2019 Global Philanthropy Guide

2019 Global Philanthropy Guide

The fourth edition of the Global Philanthropy Guide highlights the work that Washington state organizations are doing to achieve the United Nations […]

Migration in Central America

Migration in Central America

Migration in Central America is an analysis of the migration trends, drivers, policies and actors in the Northern Triangle of Central America. It documents and analyzes the stubborn persistence of migration, while also raising questions that could form the basis of relevant policy research and analysis.

2018 Global Philanthropy Guide

2018 Global Philanthropy Guide

The 2018 Global Philanthropy Guide was designed to connect philanthropists and donors with high-impact, nonprofit organizations based in Washington state […]

2016 Global Philanthropy Guide

2016 Global Philanthropy Guide

The 2016 Global Philanthropy Guide is trusted resource for connecting with organizations that are improving the lives of people around the world. This guide features profiles on select organizations funded in 2015–2016 through Seattle International Foundation and Seattle Foundation’s Global GiveTogether program.

U.S. Foundation Funding: Latin & Central America, 2013

U.S. Foundation Funding: Latin & Central America, 2013

In 2013, 242 foundations awarded 1,846 grants totaling $605.5 million for Latin America. This research brief, produced by the Foundation Center in collaboration with the Seattle International Foundation, analyzes grantmaking for Latin America by the 1,000 largest U.S. foundations, particularly highlighting U.S. grantmaking in Central America.

2014 Global Giving Guide

2014 Global Giving Guide

Global poverty is severe and widespread, yet real and lasting solutions exist. The 2014 Global Giving Guide, published by the […]

2013 Global Giving Guide

2013 Global Giving Guide

The Pacific Northwest has long had a major stake in global issues and has always demonstrated a generosity of spirit […]