Lauren Domino

Director, Philanthropic Services, Seattle Foundation

Lauren Domino is the Director of Philanthropic Services at Seattle Foundation. Lauren guides a team of philanthropic advisors, ensuring that philanthropists receive a personal approach, access to deep community insights and exceptional support to achieve their goals of powerful and rewarding philanthropy.

Lauren comes to Seattle Foundation with a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily focused on program management and fund development in the arts. She is passionate about supporting SeaFdn’s advising team in partnering with philanthropists to understand their values and provide stellar support and guidance for their giving. Lauren holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Her volunteer work includes serving as the founding board chair of Rain City Rock Camp for Girls, as a board member of ArtsEd Washington and Seattle Rotary Service Foundation, and a National Delegate for the Girl Scouts of Western Washington.

Lauren has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2015.


Community Foundation Spark Session: Successful Generational Transitions

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Kathleen Wagner, Stephen Robinson, Lauren Domino, Barrett Coker Krise, Tony Macklin

In philanthropic families, no subject generates more questions than preparing for and successfully passing the responsibility of a foundation or fund to successor generations. Family members consider issues both personal (e.g. self-identity, legacy, family roles) and pragmatic (e.g. timing, knowledge and skills required, differing work and decision-making styles).   Community foundation staff can play a key role in smoothing those transitions in donor families, often helping families plan… Read More