Who Runs the Aven Foundation and How it Gives in the Pacific Northwest

Who Runs the Aven Foundation and How it Gives in the Pacific Northwest

Tech leaders John Stanton and Theresa Gillespie created the Aven Foundation to channel their philanthropic pursuits. Here are details about the Aven Foundation’s interests in youth sports and other Washington State causes.

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Behnke: A Family Foundation Evolves to Focus on Supporting Local Artists

Behnke: A Family Foundation Evolves to Focus on Supporting Local Artists

With deep ties to the Seattle area, the Behnke Foundation and the family behind it have evolved their grantmaking over more than half a century. Director Michelle McBride talks with us about the foundation’s evolution and its annual unrestricted artist award.

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How the Aldarra Foundation Builds from Boeing’s Success to Support Seattle Nonprofits

How the Aldarra Foundation Builds from Boeing’s Success to Support Seattle Nonprofits

June Boeing, the wife of the late Bill Boeing Jr., runs this foundation, which has been on the local funding scene since 2002 and gave away $1.5 million in a recent year. We take a look at where grants have been flowing lately.

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