October 15, 2015
How Can Philanthropy Promote Innovation in Education?

To mark the fifth anniversary of the Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation Fund (i3), Jeff Raikes was asked to join other leaders in the education field and offer perspective as one of the foundation executives who initially helped launch the effort. The following was contributed to Medium, which is working with the DoE to curate an online discussion to reflect on five years of i3 grants.Read More

January 26, 2015
Welcome to the new RaikesFoundation.org

A little more than a year ago we held an open house to celebrate our move into the Raikes Foundation’s new home on the north shore of Seattle’s Lake Union. Since then we have been thrilled to see our offices evolve into a vibrant gathering place where we brainstorm with our grantees and partners, swap ideas about what’s working across our strategies and engage new audiences to support and accelerate the impact of our philanthropy.Read More

November 13, 2014
Why the Raikes Foundation is excited to be part of the Foundations for Youth Success effort to End Youth Homelessness