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. In fact, 60% of our annual revenue comes from charitable donations. Please join us to power another year of inspiration, conversation, and community.
$10,000 will bring SAL’s Writers in the Schools (WITS) program to inspire and engage K-12 students in yearlong classroom residencies at one public school.
$5,000 will bring accomplished national and local writers to local public schools for “Spotlight Author Visits” throughout one school year, touching the lives of 1,500 students.
$2,500 will bring a WITS writer-in-residence to teach and inspire a K-12 classroom of 35 students.
$1,000 will provide 40 youth with a discounted student ticket to attend a SAL author event.
$500 will ensure that 7 undiscovered youth poets can be inspired by a WITS writer-in-residence.
$250 will allow 5 classrooms of WITS students to celebrate their writing through a community reading and the creation of a classroom anthology.
$100 will provide 4 youth with a discounted student ticket to attend a SAL author event.
$50 will allow 1 classroom of WITS students to celebrate their writing through a community reading and the creation of a classroom anthology.
As we celebrate Seattle Arts & Lectures’ 30th Anniversary Season, we’re giving heartfelt thanks to you for your support! Our 2016/17 Annual Report highlights the amazing work that you've made possible over the past year. And looking forward, we are delighted to share our new Vision 2020 plan--a three-year strategic plan that allows us to take risks, be brave, and create change.
Join us for March 22, 2018 for our Words Matter Benefit Gala & Literary Auction to celebrate SAL’s 30th Anniversary and champion the literary arts in our community!
WOW – what an incredibly inspiring lunch! Together, we raised $131,500 to send talented WITS Writers back to school to inspire and engage thousands of students this year.
Together, we raised over $281,000 to inspire and engage readers and writers of all ages.
Thank You for Powering Another Year of Inspiration
An enormous thank to all who made a special year-end gift to SAL – and to everyone who contributed to SAL in 2016!