Past Recipients

Grant recipients for 2023 included: 

Adult and Youth Learning Center. Tukwila, WA.

After-school programming for K-12 first- and second-generation immigrant youth that takes place in schools and libraries in South Seattle and West Seattle. The program is designed to help students overcome challenges related to cultural adaptation and language barriers.

Bryant Neighborhood Center (formerly Trinity Presbyterian Church programs). Tacoma, WA.

The Trinity Afterschool Program provides one-on-one tutoring for first and second graders at Bryant Montessori. The Bryant STEAM nights offer monthly science enrichment programs for middle school students.

Community for Youth. Seattle, WA.

A youth mentoring program that inspires and supports disadvantaged students with mentoring, learning experiences, and a powerful community. Caring adults act as trusted advocates and opportunity brokers so youth can set and achieve their goals, explore career options, and improve their community through service learning.

Catholic Community Services. Seattle, WA. Youth Tutoring Program.

An after-school tutoring and summer learning program for students in 1st through 12th grade living in six low-income housing communities in Seattle.

Garden Raised Bounty (GRuB). Olympia, WA. School Program and Youth Program Pollination.

An education, empowerment, and employment program for at-risk high school students that is centered on producing, marketing, and selling organic produce.

Kandelia. Seattle, WA. Project Rise.

A year-round program after school, on Saturdays, and during the summer that seeks to close the graduation gap for refugee and immigrant students who attend the Seattle World School.

Methow Conservancy. Winthrop, WA. 

Support for the campaign for the Sunny M Ranch.

 Northwest Education Access. Seattle, WA. College Success Program.
A King County program that connects non-traditional students with the information, resources, and support needed to achieve higher education.

Palmer Scholars. Tacoma, WA.

A program that guides low-income young men and women of color through rigorous postsecondary readiness training, provides one-to-one mentoring services with leaders in the community, allots scholarship funding, and builds career-connected learning partnerships.

Para los Ninos de Highline. Burien, WA. A multilingual, multicultural program in south King County serving low-income Latino immigrant and refugee families from Mexico and Central and South America. The multiple interconnected education programs support culturally responsive developmental social and learning goals for K-12 students.

Safe Futures Youth Center. Seattle, WA.

An after-school program in southwest Seattle that offers tutoring, mentoring, work experience, and individualized academic planning to at-risk elementary, middle, and high school students.

Sawhorse Revolution. Seattle, WA.

A program that supports high-school aged youth as they design and build tiny houses for city-sanctioned homeless sites.

Seattle Aquarium Society. Seattle, WA. Community Science Program.
An inquiry-based marine science education program in high school classrooms and on local beaches throughout the Puget Sound region.

Seattle Arts & Lectures. Seattle, WA. Writers in the Schools.
A K-12 writing program that features long-term classroom residencies by professional writers. The program serves more than 5,500 students at 28 sites in the Puget Sound region.
STEM Paths Innovation Network. Renton, WA. SPIN Enrich program. Hands-on STEM education sessions for BIPOC K-12 students in King County. Offered in partnership with schools and at the program’s LAB at Renton Technical College Annex.

 Team Read. Seattle, WA. Program Expansion.

This dual-impact program pairs 2nd and 3rd grade students who are reading below grade-level proficiency with trained teen reading coaches for one-on-one tutoring support.

YMCA of Greater Seattle. Seattle, WA. Y Scholars program. A college readiness program for BIPOC students at three Seattle public high schools.