Satterberg's Summer & Fall 2016 Grants

The Satterberg Foundation is happy to share with you how we spent the second half of 2016. Feel free to explore our listing below, and we hope you feel inspired to learn more about the work of our partners.

Invitational Grants

The Satterberg Foundation is happy to announce this batch of Invitational Grants, nominated by individual Board Members. These grants reflect the personal interests and passions of their nominators while also promoting a just society and sustainable environment. Grants are all for one year and intended for general operations unless otherwise noted.

Auburn Youth Resources
Auburn, WA
$60,000

With the belief that every young person should be given the opportunity to grow and progress to their full potential, Auburn Youth Resource's professional and compassionate staff provide a continuum of programs and services to an evolving and diverse community. Funding will support in-school programming through Enumclaw Youth and Family Services.

The Flying Squad (Fiscal Sponsor: Isaiah House of Los Angeles)
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000

The Flying Squad helps the homeless by talking to them as human beings and listening to them, and then by trying to figure out, in real time, how to help them survive life in the street and ultimately get off the street into clean, neat, and attractive apartments of their own choosing.

Fort Worden Foundation
Port Townsend, WA
$20,000

It is the Fort Worden Foundation's mission to preserve the Fort's historic legacy, support lifelong learning programs on its campus, ensure its financial and environmental sustainability, and provide access for people of all ages, incomes and abilities.

Friends of the Los Angeles River
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000

Friends of the Los Angeles River's mission is to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship

InvestigateWest
Seattle, WA
$10,000

InvestigateWest's mission is to strengthen communities, engage citizens in civic life and help set the policy agenda in the Pacific Northwest through powerful, independent investigative and explanatory journalism.

KCRW Foundation
Santa Monica, CA
$15,000

KCRW is a nonprofit, multi-platform, public media producer and presenter, which informs and enriches the lives of listeners in southern California and around the world. As a community service of Santa Monica College, KCRW strives to engage audiences in ongoing dialogue and to advance cultural conversations in Southern California, the nation, and the world.

KPFK Pacifica Foundation Radio
North Hollywood, CA
$15,000

KPFK's mission is to promote the full distribution of public information; to obtain access to sources of news not commonly brought together in the same medium; and to employ such varied sources in the public presentation of accurate, objective, comprehensive news on all matters vitally affecting the community.

KWIAHT
Lopez Island, WA
$20,000

KWIAHT's mission is science for stewardship: working with local communities to protect and restore ecosystems, and conducting scientific research that strengthens good stewardship of cultural and biological resources in the San Juan Archipelago, incorporating local knowledge and a Coast Salish perspective.

Links Foundation, Inc.
Washington, DC
$12,500

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of nearly 14,000 professional women of color in 283 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation's oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. Funding will support programming in Washington and California.

Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
Long Beach, CA
$25,000

The Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation of Southern California funds services to restore the gifts of sight and hearing for those who can't afford the help they need.

Lopez Community Land Trust
Lopez Island, WA
$20,000

Lopez Community Land Trust's mission is building a diverse, sustainable community, through programs that support low-income households, by acquiring and holding land in trust for permanently affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, forestry, cottage industries & co-operatives through responsible and ecological modeling of land stewardship and community development.

One Voice
Santa Monica, CA
$15,000

The mission of One Voice is to provide goods, services and opportunities to the underprivileged, including everything from crisis intervention to long-term programming designed to lift families out of poverty, while providing avenues for those more fortunate to become involved in helping families in need.

Rainier Valley Corps
Seattle, WA
$10,000

Rainier Valley Corps's mission is to cultivate leaders of color, strengthen the capacity of communities-of-color-led nonprofits, and foster collaboration between diverse communities to effect systemic change. 

Southern California Public Radio
Pasadena, CA
$15,000

The mission of Southern California Public Radio is to strengthen the civic and cultural bonds that unite Southern California's diverse communities by providing the highest quality news and information service through radio and other interactive media. We will be a public forum that engages its audiences in an ongoing dialogue and exploration of issues, events, and cultures in the region and in the world, seeking to provide greater understanding and new perspectives to the people of these communities and their leaders.

Youth Violence Prevention Network (Fiscal Sponsor: Freedom Church of Seattle)
Seattle, WA
$12,500

The Youth Violence Prevention Network (YVPN) is a church-based, community action organization that promotes nonviolence through the network of young people and adults who address the systemic and practical issues related to violence in the community. The objective is that at-promise youth and young adults can fulfill their goals and dreams through YVPN's ongoing youth and young adult Mentor and Outreach Projects and Individual Success Plans.


Family Award

Satterberg Foundation Family Awards are nominated by our non-Board family members. Each is a one-year, $2,000 general operating support grant.

Jordan Street Garden
Boise, ID
$2,000

The mission of the Jordan Street Garden is to grow food and community in Boise's West End.


Open Grant Extension

Satterberg Foundation Open Grants are a past offering for general operating and programming support. This program has been rolled up into our Core Support Grant.

Puget Sound Sage
Seattle, WA
$25,000 for one year

Puget Sound Sage combines research, innovative public policy and organizing to ensure all people have an affordable place to live, a good job, access to public transit, and a clean and healthy environment.


Pooled Funding

The Satterberg Foundation periodically joins pooled and collaborative funding areas that the Board and staff view as aligned with our mission to promote a Just Society and a Sustainable Environment.

The Road Map Project Rapid Resource Fund
Seattle, WA
$15,000 for one year

The Rapid Resource Fund is a pathway for investment in immediate, short-term opportunities arising from Road Map Project workgroups that have the potential to leverage larger, systems-level changes.

Statewide Capacity Collaborative
Seattle, WA
$100,000 for one year

The Statewide Capacity Collaborative serves as a hub for a core group of grantmakers in Washington to strategize, align and collaborate on how best to strengthen and support the capacity of nonprofits and the statewide ecosystem.

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