“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

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Save the Date for Words Matter 2019

Registration coming soon!

Words Matter is SAL’s most important fundraising event of the year, raising more than $300,000 to inspire people of all generations and backgrounds in our community with the change-making power of words.