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Seattle Nonprofit Organizations

There are Seattle nonprofit organizations focused on arts and sciences, community and health services, cross-cultural development, the environment and the outdoors, philanthropy, health associations, legal and business services, politics and social justice, technology, and women and girls. It is a safe bet that no matter what your interest, you can find a nonprofit organization that shares the same.

Listed below are Seattle nonprofit organizations listed by category. If you would like to suggest any additions or changes to this list of nonprofits, please contact us.

Arts and Sciences

5th Avenue Theatre
911 Media Arts Center
ACT - A Contemporary Theatre
Art Guide Northwest
Artist Trust
Arts West
Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Chamber Chorus
Book-It Repertory Theatre
Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas
Exchange Theatre
Gage Academy of Fine Art
Henry Art Gallery
Intiman Art Theatre
Kirkland Performance Center
Nature Consortium
Northwest Screenwriters Guild
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Pacific Science Center
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Arts and Lectures
Seattle Children's Theatre
Seattle Choral Company
Seattle Folklore Society
Seattle Opera
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Seattle Theatre Group
Town Hall Seattle
Washington Commission for the Humanities
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Woodland Park Zoo
Youth in Focus

Community and Health Services

Amara Parenting and Adoption Services
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Atlantic Street Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sounds 
Canine Companions for Independence
Cascadia Revolving Fund
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
Casey Family Program
Centerpoint - Institute for Career and Life Renewal
Children's Home Society of Washington
Committee for Children
Community Health Plan of Washington
Crisis Clinic of Seattle / King County
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Downtown Emergency Service Center
LifeWire Domestic Violence Program
Full Life Care
Faith Trust Institute
Family Services
Food Lifeline
Friends of Youth
Goodwill, Seattle
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
New Horizons for Learning
New Horizons Ministries
Northwest Center
Northwest Compassionate Communication
Alliance for a Just Society
Northwest Harvest
Northwest Kidney Centers
Medical Teams International
Operational Emergency Center
Planned Parenthood of Western Washington
Plymouth Healing Communities
Pomegranate Center
PATH: A Catalyst For Global Health 
Program for Early Parent Support of Seattle
Puget Sound Blood Center
Red Cross, Seattle King County Chapter
Ruth Dykeman Children's Center
Ryther Child Center
Salvation Army
Washington Association of Communiy & Migrant Health Centers
Seattle Children's Home
Seattle Lighthouse
Seattle's Union Gospel Mission
Seattle Works
Senior Services of Seattle / King County
Solid Ground
Statewide Poverty Action Network
The Compass Center
United Way of King County
Volunteers of America Western Washington
Wallingford Community Senior Center
World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP)
World Vision
YMCA of Greater Seattle
YMCA of Snohomish County

Cross-Cultural Development

American Cultural Exchange
Friends of the Orphans
Global Visionaries
Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program, Seattle Office
Peace Corps
PeaceTrees Vietnam
Students Partnership Worldwide
Ten Thousand Villages
Youth For Understanding

Environment and the Outdoors

Conservation Northwest
EarthCorps: Seattle, WA
Facing the Future
Mountaineers, The
Northwest Service Academy
Peak 7 Adventures
People for Puget Sound
Sierra Club Cascade Chapter
Student Conservation Association
Washington State Trails Association

Health Associations

Alzheimer's Association, Western and Central Washington State Chapter
American Cancer Society, Washington State Division
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association of Washington
Arthritis Foundation, Washington / Alaska Chapter
Easter Seals Washington
Multiple Schlerosis Association of King County

Legal and Business Services

ProBonoSeattle, Inc.


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Technology Access Foundation
Thomas C. Wales Foundation
Women's Funding Alliance

Politics and/or Social Justice

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
Borgen Project
Congressional Hunger Center
Corporate Accountability International
Fund for Public Interest Research
Washington State Democrats
Washington State Republican Party
World Affairs Council



Women and/or Girls

Dress for Success
Girl Scouts
National Urban Fellows
The Ruby Room

Additional Seattle nonprofit organizations can be researched through the Seattle Community Network.