“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 2021 Virtual Benefit Gala & Literary Auction

Friday, April 23, 2021 7:00 pm PST

Thank you for helping to raise $339,950 of our $300,000 goal for Words Matter 2021! As Yaa Gyasi told us all, “The story ends, but the words live on.” And indeed, your generous support will ensure that the words of curiosity, inspiration, passion, and hope will live on; that we can continue to gather our community to be engaged and inspired through reading, writing, and listening deeply in the year to come. We couldn’t do any of this without you. Thank you!