Promoting a just society and a sustainable environment
Trust-Based Support for Non-Profits
Satterberg Foundation is committed to supporting non-profits through authentic, relationship-based partnerships within BIPOC communities. Named to honor Elmer and Ruth Satterberg, we have provided over $90 million in grants to non-profit organizations since our founding in 1991.
Meet our Grantee Partners
Commitment to Equity
When we center and trust communities who are most impacted by environmental destruction and systems of racism, gender-based violence, occupation, and poverty, we create a sustainable environment where humanity and the natural world are in balance. The Satterberg team is made up of people who have shared, lived experience with the communities that we serve. Learn how we are operationalizing equity through Trust-Based Philanthropy and our Strategic Initiatives.
Response to COVID-19
How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Satterberg’s Grantee Partners? And what are we doing about it? Learn More.
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Young Women’s Freedom Center: Sparking Brilliance
From Formerly Incarcerated to Forever Empowered — When Jessica Nowlan first came to Young Women’s Freedom Center, she was seventeen years old. “I was living and working on the streets. I'd been incarcerated so many times, and I heard about this organization that hired...