About Communities Count

COMMUNITIES COUNT is a public-private partnership that provides data to:

  • Monitor the health and well-being of King County communities.
  • Inform funding decisions.
  • Engage citizens.
  • Complement existing civic, economic, and environmental indicators.

In its data reports on population and community indicators, Communities Count emphasizes prevention and a long-term view of change while using data to understand how to sustain healthy communities and families.

Partners

City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department
City of Renton
City of Seattle Human Services Department
King County Department of Community & Human Services
Public Health-Seattle & King County
The Seattle Foundation
United Way of King County

Communities Count is also a member of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership which, in collaboration with the Urban Institute, promotes the use of neighborhood data to improve policy and strengthen communities.

Funders

COMMUNITIES COUNT welcomes The Seattle Foundation as both a partner and as fiscal sponsor. The Seattle Foundation has convened a funding collaborative of area foundations and corporate donors that recognize the value of Communities Count indicators to inform their work. Funders include:

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department
City of Seattle Human Services Department
King County Department of Community & Human Services
Public Health-Seattle & King County
The Seattle Foundation
United Way of King County