We support communities in the Pacific Northwest and around the world through innovative programs and business models.
From basic needs to inspiring young people through arts and education, the Foundation works with partners and grantees make a measureable impact on people's lives.
Homelessness has become a crisis in Seattle and in other cities across the U.S. We build partnerships with private and public organizations to identify and deploy systemic innovations to address homelessness.
Paul Allen believes art makes a bigger impact when more people experience it. With this in mind, the Foundation is working to bring great art to communities in unique ways.
The Oregonian profiles Portland's Youthbuilders program, which received a Creative Leadership Award in 2012.
Representatives from the Foundation and Seattle City officials gathered in mid-April for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Seattle's seven new Financial Empowerment Centers.