The Seattle Yacht Club Foundation, established in 1992, supports a wide variety of boating activities with a special emphasis on programs for young people engaged in amateur sports.
We provide financial assistance and scholarships to athletes engaged in regional, national and international boating competitions, including Olympic events and world championships.
We sponsor sailing regattas and the Seattle Opening Boating Day festivities.
We fund organizations that serve youth in maritime activities, including school programs, rowing clubs and marine education.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SYC Foundation is led by a corps of dedicated volunteers whose work includes annual fundraising and grant selection of worthy individuals and organizations:
President: Brent Reys
Vice President: Pam Murray
Secretary: Barry Curtin
Treasurer: Don Glockner
Grants Chair: Bev Carey
Communications Chair: Mike Howshar
Dave Enslow & Dan Clarkson
SYC Foundation is a non-profit organization registered as a 501(c)(3) charity with the IRS. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. We operate with volunteer “staff” and minimum overhead to maximize our funding for boating programs and people.
Our grants are funded from annual gifts and special events, as well as the interest from our foundation's endowment. You may choose to allocate your gift to SYC Foundation to fund this year’s grants or to be earmarked for our endowment as a long-term investment.