Nonprofits We Have Funded
SVP Seattle is honored to have worked with more than 70 local nonprofits since 1997.
These organizations are advancing early learning, K-12 education, youth development, and protection of our environment. Our teen philanthropy group has also given grants focused on a variety of issues.
Amara's mission is to create and support stable, loving homes for vulnerable children. Their vision and wish for the future is “A Home for Every Child.”
America SCORES Seattle inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.
Arts Corps, the largest nonprofit arts educator in the Seattle area, fosters creative habits of mind in young people through a passionate corps of teaching artists.
The Business Partnership for Early Learning invested resources in programs that promote early learning to ensure that all children can reach their full potential in the classroom.
The mission of the Center for Courage & Renewal (CCR) is to nurture personal and professional integrity and the courage to act on it.
Center for Human Services strengthens the community through counseling, education and support to children, youth, adults, and families.
Child Care Resources leads efforts to promote equity for children, community stability, and school readiness.
Cleveland High School provides real world preparation for real world success in personalized, relevant, and rigorous small learning communities.
Climate Solutions works to accelerate practical and profitable solutions to global warming by galvanizing leadership, growing investment and bridging divides.
Communities In Schools of Renton connects students and their families with needed community resources, providing systemic support and balance to the lives of students so they come to school ready to learn and succeed.
Community for Youth transforms high school students who are struggling - with school, with family, with their direction in life - into young adults who have confidence, determination and self-awareness.
Early Care and Education Coalition was created to build the public and political will necessary to enact policies and investments that promote the healthy development and early learning of young children in Washington state.
Emerald City Outreach Ministries was engaged in the spiritual, social and economic development of the Rainier Valley with specific focus on serving the African American family.
Encompass nurtures, educates, strengthens and supports children and their families so that each has the opportunity and skills to reach their full potential.
Facing the Future empowers students to think critically, develop a global perspective, and participate in positive solutions for a sustainable future.
Family Law CASA advocates for children in some of King County's toughest custody cases so they have the best possible chance for a safer, more secure home life.
First Place is a service agency devoted to educating and nurturing children whose families struggle with the risk or reality of homelessness. They offer housing, culturally relevant education and support services enabling families to achieve permanent stability.
Friends of the Children King County provides long‐term mentoring relationships to help our most vulnerable children develop the relationships, goals, skills, and resources necessary to thrive.
Gatewood Elementary is an all inclusive community of independent learners. They work to instill in their students that they can learn anything, at any time and at any place.
Groundwire delivers technology to engage people, organizations and communities in building a sustainable society.
Highline Big Picture High School uses internships and rigorous, interest-based projects to immerse students in work they are passionate about in order to develop the skills, habits, and knowledge to succeed in higher education, overcome obstacles to their well-being, and contribute positively to their communities.
The mission of Highline Public Schools is educate every student and expect excellence. Everything they do is focused on the ultimate goal of seeing each and every student graduate ready for college, career, and citizenship.
Human Services Funders Collaborative was a unique group of philanthropic organizations joined by a common commitment to funding human services in our state.
The Institute for Community Leadership is a nonviolence educational organization dedicated to transforming the character of young people, through the teaching and practice of nonviolent and peace-filled principles.
The Institute for Family Development creates, delivers and disseminates evidence based child welfare programs to keep children safe, strengthen families, and reduce the need for placing children into state-funded care.
Kimball Elementary School fosters lifelong learners and problem solvers within a community of cultural diversity and acceptance.
Kindering Center is committed to providing superior, individualized, family-centered services for children who are disabled, medically fragile, or vulnerable because of abuse or neglect.
The League of Education Voters Foundation engages citizens, educators, policymakers, and the media in the effort to provide a quality education for all students in Washington State ‐ from preschool through college.
The Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections. We offer support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for spirit, mind and body. SVP funded Metrocenter's violence prevention program: Alive & Free.
Music Works Northwest enriches the quality of life for children of all ages through accessible music education and experiences.
New Futures partners with families in their communities and with educators to ensure that children succeed in school and in life.
Our Place was the first day center in Seattle organized specifically to serve children whose families are living in homeless shelters, on the street or moving into transitional housing.
Passages Northwest (now a program of Metrocenter YMCA) helps unearth the impressive physical, creative, and inquisitive courage girls already possess.
People For Puget Sound protects and restores Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits – our living waters, the land and our common future.
Philanthropic Partnership for Public Education was a group of local funders striving for excellence in Seattle Public Schools.
Pioneer Counseling Services strengthens the ability of people and families to care for one another and to be successful members of their communities.
Because strong girls become strong women. Powerful Voices fosters adolescent girls' development by providing programs and promoting social justice so girls can realize their dreams, engage their communities and shape a better world.
PEPS provides community-based programs that enable parents of infants and young children to meet the challenges of parenting through mutual support and shared information.
Rainier Scholars cultivates the academic potential of talented and motivated young scholars from ethnic minority backgrounds. They work to increase college graduation rates and to develop new generations of leaders.
Refugee Women's Alliance is a multi-ethnic, community-based organization that provides comprehensive culturally and linguistically appropriate services to refugee and immigrant communities throughout King and Snohomish Counties.
Resource Media provides communications strategy and media services to nonprofits, foundations and others who are working to protect communities, public health and the environment.
Two elementary schools in the Seattle Public Schools system, working for academic achievement for every child in every classroom.
SAL envisions a future in which imaginative acts such as reading, writing, and creative thinking are indispensable to a curious, engaged, democratic society.
Seattle Children's Home provides services for Washington's emotionally and developmentally challenged children to help them live normal, productive lives.
Through Seattle MESA, girls and students of color achieve their full potential in mathematics, engineering, and science.
Seattle Youth Garden Works empowers homeless and underserved youth through garden-based education and employment.
Sightline Institute’s mission is to make the Northwest a global model of sustainability—strong communities, a green economy, and a healthy environment.
Talbot Hill is a MicroSociety® of caring and responsible citizens. They empower their students, extend enriching opportunities to all learners and prepare today's students to be tomorrow's great problem-solvers, innovators and game-changers.
Technology Access Foundation prepares underserved children of color for higher education and professional success by providing a rigorous and relevant K-12 curriculum.
The University of Washington Women’s Center is a vital place where women and men partner to build a culture of gender equity campus-wide,locally and globally.
The Washington Environmental Alliance for Voter Education promotes voter participation among conservation-minded citizens.
Washington Literacy was founded to strengthen Laubach literacy groups across the state. The early mission was to support and train volunteers teaching adults to read.
The Washington Reading Corps improves reading abilities of K-6 students across Washington State.
Washington Toxics Coalition protects public health and the environment by eliminating toxic pollution. They promote alternatives, advocate policies, empower communities, and educate people to create a healthy environment.
Washington Water Trust works to improve and protect stream flows and water quality that benefit agriculture, fisheries and wildlife by using innovative, market-based transactions and cooperative partnerships to create balanced solutions.
Wonderland Developmental Center provides early learning support to families and children with developmental challenges as they live, learn and play.
Youth Eastside Services is a lifeline for kids and families coping with challenges such as emotional distress, substance abuse and violence.
Youth Tutoring Program's Mission is to tutor, guide and inspire vulnerable youth living in public housing to achieve academic success.
Zeno (formerly Explorations in Math) helps create an engaging math culture in elementary schools where students, teachers and parents work together to help all students succeed in math.