The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Donation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $3.7 million on Seattle-area COVID-19 response. Of this, $1 million will go to Public Health – Seattle & King County to help the agency release timely and accurate information. Other items this contribution would support include the Seattle Foundation’s COVID-19 response fund, the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, the Great Tacoma Community Foundation, the Innovia Foundation, the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, and Philanthropy Northwest. The Gates Foundation has said it will spend up to $5 million in COVID-19 response. Learn more.

For another local efforts, #AllInSeattle is available for those looking for opportunities to deploy resources to local Covid-19 response efforts, including supporting small business .