“Seattle is a better, kinder, and more thoughtful place
because of the work that you all do. Thank you.” – SAL Patron

Individual Giving

SAL counts on supporters like you to help us bring our community together – people of all ages and backgrounds – to read and write, to listen deeply, and to bring forward the voices we all need to hear. Sixty percent of our annual revenue comes from charitable donations. Please join us to power another year of inspiration, conversation, and community.

Institutional Giving

Generous support from corporate sponsors, foundations, and public entities makes it possible for SAL to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together for transformative literary arts experiences. Learn more about becoming a corporate sponsor today.

Words Matter 2018 Benefit Gala & Literary Auction

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of SAL’s 30th Anniversary and be a champion for the literary arts in our community! The evening will feature an auction of extraordinary literary experiences and treasures, an elegant meal, and an inspiring celebration of local literary champions.