The Satterberg Foundation is happy to share the 2017 Washington-based recipients of our Core Support Grants. Through this program, we seek to fund nonprofits working in close alignment with our mission to promote a just society and a sustainable environment, and we are so excited to support this outstanding cohort of organizations. All grants are intended for $300,000 of general operating support over three years, unless stated otherwise.
21 Progress ($75,000 over 3 years)
21 Progress is building a 21st century movement for equity and justice by providing programs that empower leaders among the hard-working people of Washington State and advance bold ideas for economic and social justice.
API Chaya supports Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as human trafficking survivors from all communities. They engage communities to change conditions that enable all forms of oppression, especially violence against women.
Bike Works promotes the bicycle as a vehicle for change to empower youth and build resilient communities.
Center for Environmental Law & Policy ($75,000 over 3 years)
The Center for Environmental Law & Policy is a statewide organization working to protect, preserve, and restore Washington’s waters through education, policy reform, agency advocacy, and public interest litigation.
Center for Justice
The Center for Justice advocates for a just community by empowering individuals and providing vigorous oversight and advocacy when community’s rights need to be defended and community voices need to be heard.
Climate Solutions’ mission is to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment, and bridging divides.
Hood River, OR
Columbia Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect and restore the water quality of the Columbia River and all life connected to it.
Denise Louie Education Center
The Denise Louie Education Center’s mission is to promote school and life readiness by providing multi-cultural early learning services to vulnerable children and families.
Economic Opportunity Institute
Economic Opportunity Institute’s mission is to build an economy that works for everyone by advancing public policies that promote educational opportunity, good jobs, healthy families and workplaces, and a dignified retirement for all.
Environmental Coalition of South Seattle
ECOSS encourages urban redevelopment and a healthy environment by providing education, resources, and technical assistance to diverse businesses and communities in the Puget Sound region.
Families of Color Seattle ($75,000 over 3 years)
Fiscal sponsor: Rainier Valley Corps
The vision of Families of Color Seattle is that our children of color are born into a loving community that is racially and economically just.
Food Education Empowerment Sustainability Team ($75,000 over 3 years)
FEEST sets the table for young people to transform the health and equity of their community by gathering around food and working towards systems change.
Futurewise works throughout Washington State for wise land use practices to create healthy, livable, equitable communities, protect our state’s most valuable farmlands, forests, and waterways, and ensure a better quality of life for present and future generations.
GRuB’s mission is to inspire positive personal and community change by bringing people together around food and agriculture.
Got Green ($75,000 over 3 years)
Got Green is a people-of-color-led environmental justice organization based in South Seattle that works to ensure that the benefits of the green economy (green jobs, healthy food, healthy homes, and public transit) reach low income communities and communities of color.
Green Plate Special ($75,000 over 3 years)
Green Plate Special’s mission is to inspire and empower youth to experience food in new ways through gardening, cooking, and eating together.
Latino Community Fund of Washington State
The Latino Community Fund of Washington invests in the Latino community to cultivate new leaders, support effective nonprofit organizations, and improve the quality of life for all Washingtonians.
Legal Voice’s mission is to pursue justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through ground-breaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education.
The mission of Lydia Place is to support sustained independence by providing housing, supportive services, advocacy, education, and by raising awareness of the faces and causes of homelessness.
North Olympic Land Trust
Port Angeles, WA
North Olympic Land Trust’s mission is to conserve lands that sustain the communities of Clallam County.
PCC Farmland Trust
PCC Farmland Trust’s mission is to secure, preserve, and steward threatened farmland in Washington, ensuring that generations of local farmers productively farm using sustainable and organic growing methods.
The mission of Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets is to empower homeless and at-risk youth and young adults to lead positive and self-sufficient lives.
Puget Sound Sage
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.
Rainier Scholars cultivates the academic potential and leadership skills of hard-working, low-income students of color.
Recovery Cafe is a community of women and men who have been traumatized by homelessness, addiction, and other mental health challenges coming to know we are loved and that we have gifts to share.
Seattle Education Access
Seattle Education Access provides higher education advocacy and opportunity to young people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity throughout King County.
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness
Fiscal sponsor: Compass Housing Alliance
SKCCH works collaboratively to ensure safety and survival for people who are homeless, and to end the crisis of homelessness in our region.
TeamChild upholds the rights of youth involved, or at risk of involvement, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing, and other support they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.
Teen Feed works with the community to offer support to meet basic needs, build strong relationships, and ally with homeless youth as they meet their futures off the streets.
Transportation Choices Coalition
Transportation Choices Coalition is working to bring Washingtonians real opportunities to take a bus, catch a train, ride a bike, or walk.
Ventures empowers individuals with limited resources and unlimited potential to improve their lives through small business ownership.
Washington CAN! Education & Research Fund
The mission of Washington CAN! is to achieve economic fairness in order to establish a democratic society characterized by racial and social justice, with respect for diversity, and a decent quality of life for those who reside in Washington State.
Washington Water Trust
Washington Water Trust is dedicated to improving and protecting stream flows and water quality throughout Washington State.
Washington Wild protects and restores wild lands and waters in Washington State through advocacy, education, and civic engagement.
YWCA Olympia’s mission is to eliminate racism and sexism to advance the social, political, and economic status of all women and girls.