Seattle Parks Foundation

Seattle Parks Foundation

1501 East Madison St., Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 332-9900

Shava Lawson
Director of Fiscal Services

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2000
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2001
Number of sponsored projects: 90

Fiscal sponsorship fee:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Geographic: Only projects located in our state or region: Seattle region
  • Type of service
  • Other: Feasibility of project and ability to work productively with Friends group proposing the fiscal sponsorship.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: for public, in public places
  • Children, youth and families
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Other: Capacity building and capital projects

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Meeting space
  • Office space
  • Other: Donor stewardship and acknowledgments, project management, grant reporting, fundraising (additional fees for service apply)

Organization description:
Seattle Parks Foundation partners with community leaders and volunteers to provide the administrative, financial, communications and advocacy services they need to champion thriving and equitable parks and public spaces.