Our Winter 2017 Grants

The Satterberg Foundation is happy to kick off the new year with a new set of grants to nonprofit organizations throughout California and Washington. We encourage you to follow the links to learn more about each of these outstanding nonprofits.

Invitational Grants

Satterberg Foundation Invitational Grants are 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. Each of the grants listed below is intended for one-year general operating support.

Arts Corps
Seattle, WA
$25,000

Arts Corps is a nationally recognized youth arts education organization that serves low-income youth and youth of color from South Seattle and South King County. Their mission is to unlock the creative power of youth through arts education and community collaboration.  Their vision is that all young people have the courage to imagine and freedom to create a just and vibrant future.

The Education Trust-West
Oakland, CA
$20,000

The Education Trust-West works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, pre K through college. They expose opportunity and achievement gaps that separate students of color and low income students from other youth, and they identify and advocate for the strategies that will forever close those gaps.

Funders Together to End Homelessness San Diego
San Diego, CA
$50,000

 Funders Together to End Homelessness San Diego is working towards promoting an effective and efficient system of housing and services to help end homelessness in San Diego County.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Seattle, WA
$65,000

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands
Seattle, WA
$25,000

The mission of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is to support the lifelong reproductive and sexual health of women, men, and youth through health services, education, and advocacy.

Trans Lifeline
San Francisco, CA
$20,000

Trans Lifeline works to end transgender suicide and improve overall mental health of transgender people through education, advocacy, and direct service. They empower trans people to help one another, and to shape their collective efforts by drawing upon our wealth of individual experiences.

Washington NARAL Foundation
Seattle, WA
$25,000

Washington NARAL Foundation's mission is to support and protect, as a fundamental right and value, a woman's freedom to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices through education, training, organizing, legal action, and public policy.


Family Awards

Satterberg Family Awards are based on nominations from our extended family members. Each grant is for one year of general operating support.

The Funhouse Commons
Eastsound, WA
$2,000

The Funhouse Commons serves the urgent needs of young people and strengthen community bonds by providing a safe and stimulating environment where all can learn, discover, create, socialize, and be heard.

Whittier Vikings FC (Fiscal Sponsor: Boise Public Schools Education Foundation)
Boise, ID
$2,000

The mission of the Whittier Vikings Futbal Club is to foster physical activity to children Kindergarten through sixth grade by allowing them to play without worrying about the need to pay. Besides learning the game of soccer, they coach the values of caring for teammates as well as ourselves, and learning the importance of respect and empathy towards others.


Community Partnerships

Satterberg Foundation Community Partnerships, are large-scale, multiyear grants made to linchpin philanthropic and nonprofit organizations in Washington and California.

Social Justice Fund Northwest
Seattle, WA
$1.25 million over 3 years

Social Justice Fund NW is a member-funded foundation that supports the creation of a just society through fundraising, grantmaking, and member involvement. The foundation provides essential resources to organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming to strengthen grassroots efforts in the broad-based movement for progressive, systemic social change. Satterberg funding is an extension of an ongoing partnership with SJF.

Pooled Funding

The Satterberg Foundation works to identify and participate in mission-aligned pooled and collaborative funding efforts.

A Way Home Washington
Seattle, WA
$450,000 over 3 years

A Way Home Washington has one goal: preventing and ending youth homelessness in Washington state. Satterberg is joining a network of funders, business and education leaders, service providers, advocates, and government officials that are committed to attaining this vision.


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