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

Words Matter Reimagined

A Virtual Gala & Literary Auction

June 3-6, 2020

Please join us for SAL’s most important fundraising event of the year—Words Matter, in an all-new sparkly virtual format! This year, we need your help more than ever to inspire readers and writers of all generations and backgrounds. Come revel in our literary community and celebrate with us by raising a virtual paddle (and a glass) to the power of words in an uncertain world. Visit Words Matter Reimagined here.

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.