Donor Benefits

We offer the following benefits to donors who make contributions through Seattle Parks Foundation:

Parks Legacy Circle—Individuals whose estate plans include Seattle Parks Foundation receive all benefits listed below, for life!
$5,000—Invitation to a special thank-you dinner in a private home, plus all benefits listed below
$2,500—A Love Parks canvas tote bag, plus all benefits listed below
$1,000—Invitation to our annual Donor Gratitude event, plus all benefits listed below
$500—Invitation to Park Nibbles, an event featuring community heroes who are changing our city, plus all benefits listed below
$250—Invitation to our annual Spring Has Sprung Park Tour, plus the benefits listed below
$150—Strategic mailings from our executive director throughout the year, plus the benefits listed below
$50—Printed newsletters and electronic updates

All donors who have been giving for 5 years or more will also receive an invitation to our Loyal Donor Tea. To learn more contact Lee Warnecke at (206) 332-9900 x16 or lee@seattleparksfoundation.org.

Give a Matching Gift

Did you know that many employers will match your contribution to Seattle Parks Foundation dollar for dollar? When combined with your donation, these matching gifts can double or sometimes even triple your support to parks and public spaces.

Directing a matching gift to Seattle Parks Foundation is simple:

1. Contact your company’s personnel, human resources, or community relations department to see if they have a matching gift program.

2. If so, complete the steps provided by your employer and direct the matching contribution to:

Seattle Parks Foundation
105 South Main Street #235
Seattle, WA 98104

Give Online

Give online to Seattle Parks Foundation or our partners.

Give by Mail

Seattle Parks Foundation
105 South Main Street #235
Seattle, WA 98104 

Please make all checks payable to “Seattle Parks Foundation”

Give a Gift in Honor of Someone Special

Through Seattle Parks Foundation, you have the opportunity to honor a special person, mark a special occasion, or make a memorial gift while supporting our city’s parks and public spaces. After you make your gift, we will send a personalized card acknowledging your thoughtful donation to each honoree. Complete the donation form and include the name of the person you are honoring in the comments area. You can also add a brief note to be included in the card.  

If you have additional questions about making an honor or memorial gift, contact Lee Warnecke at (206) 332-9900 x16 or lee@seattleparksfoundation.org.

Give Shares of Stock

Making a stock gift to Seattle Parks Foundation is easy. Simply follow these steps to facilitate the transfer of shares: 

1. Provide your broker with the following information: 

Seattle Parks Foundation
Broker: Charles Schwab
DTC Number: 0164
Account Number: 7110-7199 - Seattle Parks Foundation
Code: 40
SPF Tax ID: 91-1998597

2. Remind your broker to include your name, contact information, and any special instructions for use of the gift with your transfer.

3. Contact Betsey Curran, Director for Advancement, at (206) 332-9900 x15 or betsey@seattleparksfoundation.org with information about the type of stock you're giving and number of shares, as well as any special considerations you may have. 

Give through Your Estate

You can create a legacy to ensure that Seattle’s parks will thrive for generations to come. 

Give a Car

Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Donate it to Seattle Parks Foundation! We accept most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RV's, motorcycles, off road vehicles, heavy equipment and most other motorized vehicles. Your donation will be 100% tax deductible. To get started, simply complete the online donation form or call 855-500-7433 or 855-500-RIDE to speak to a representative. You can also read more on careasy.org