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Supporting the mission of the SYC Foundation can be fun and rewarding. We invite you to participate in our friendly annual fundraising opportunities throughout the year:     

Seat back Cover sponsorship 

Your exclusive opportunity to feature your boat's name on a chair back on the deck outside of the Marine Room. 


SYC Foundation is grateful to families who choose to set up a Memorial Fund to accept donations to memorialize their beloved sailors who were passionate about the the world of boating, the marine environment and/or youth maritime education. For friends and associates of Paul Thorlakson, we have a special fund to honor his legacy:

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other giving opportunities

At SYC Foundation, we gratefully accepts gifts through the following opportunities:

  • Securities:  Transfer stocks, bonds or mutual funds directly to the Foundation.

  • Planned Giving or Annualized Donations

  • Estate Planning:  Please remember SYCF in your will. It can be a gift to be distributed in one year or earmarked for our endowment.

  • Memorial Page honoring your loved one

  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts:  Name the SYC Foundation as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, annuity, trust, IRA or other legal contract.

"With your support, our Sea Investigators programs reached a more diverse array of students and enabled a broader community of young people to explore the scientific process, forge connections with Puget Sound and develop an awareness of local environmental issues.”

          Salish Sea Expeditions

  Read more Letters of Appreciation here


The Seattle Yacht Club Foundation acknowledges with gratitude the support of generous members of the Seattle Yacht Club for support through cash gifts, seatback sponsorship sand the purchase of Wine Raffle tickets. It all adds up to more grants for more young boaters!

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