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Our Passion

The Grousemont Foundation was created as a private family foundation in the 1980s by Howard S. Wright, and extends a leadership legacy of giving since 1885. The family continues its support in an open-minded forum of exploration and engagement with Cascadian communities in offering resources for social justice, community needs and the earth.

Our Mission: A family of stewards resourcing communities to build a healthy and equitable Cascadia region.

Our Values

Our Grants

Grousemont Community
Partner Grants

The Grousemont Community Partner Grants are three-year grants given to organizations that are setting the bar high for excellence in the arts, education, environment, health, and human services.

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Climate & Environmental
Justice Grants

The Grousemont Climate & Environmental Justice Grants reflect the Foundation's interest in funding programs and organizations contributes at the intersection of climate and justice.

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Centering BIPOC
Organizations Grants

The Grousemont Centering BIPOC Organizations Grants Committee prioritizes multi-year gifts to community organizations that passionately address urgent needs of marginalized communities.

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Grousemont Civic Grants

The Grousemont Civic Grants honor our family’s civic commitment to our region, supporting capital projects and catalytic programs to continue to transform Seattle into a better place for our community.

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