Our
Mission

SEED's mission is to improve the quality of life in Southeast Seattle by creating partnerships and inspiring investments in housing, arts and economic development - with a special focus on residents with fewer opportunities and resources.

Affordable
Housing

Everyone should have affordable and decent housing. For decades SEED has been building, redeveloping, and operating affordable housing. Our apartment properties range in size from 8 units to 379 units, and provide transitional housing for homeless families, workforce housing and senior housing. The need is greater than ever – and SEED is determined to help meet that need.

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Economic
Development

Creating accessible living wage jobs in Southeast Seattle is a pressing social justice and equity goal. SEED’s aim is to foster strategic commercial and entrepreneurial development, as well as skills development programs, that offer local residents pathways to the jobs created. SEED provides affordable small business spaces, technical assistance, and support for technology that nurtures innovation, job retention and creation. SEED is committed to vigorous advocacy and action geared to stimulate business investment and jobs in Southeast Seattle.

Arts &
Culture

SEEDArts believes art can be transformative, build community, and drive economic well-being. We offer visual, performing, and public art programs, as well as creative spaces, that enable artists to inspire and connect residents and visitors of Southeast Seattle. SEEDArts operates the Columbia City Gallery, the Rainier Valley Cultural Center, the SEEDArts Studios, a Public Art Program, SEEDArts Cinema, and coming soon, Rainier Valley Radio.

Upcoming Events

Jul08
Music Under the Stars @ Columbia Park

Music Under the Stars @ Columbia Park, Friday, July 8, 7pm

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Jul15
SEED’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

SEED’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament @ Jefferson Park Clubhouse and Golf Course, Friday, July 15, 8am Join the SEED Staff, Board and Supporters at our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament. The Jefferson Park Golf Course is great and the newly renovated club house is snazzy. Enjoy a golf clinic and delicious eats. Luncheon guest speaker: Larry Gossett, […]

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Jul15
Music Under the Stars @ Columbia Park

Music Under the Stars @ Columbia Park, Friday, July 15, 7pm

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Jul16
Cinema Under the Stars @ Columbia Park

Cinema Under the Stars presents the classic “ET” @ Columbia Park, Saturday, July 18, movie starts at dusk.

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