“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 2019 Benefit Gala & Literary Auction

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Thank you to everyone that attended Words Matter 2019! Together we celebrated our shared hunger for community and story and sense making. We affirmed that words and stories matter. And together, we raised more than $380,000 to inspire and engage readers and writers in the year to come.