About all in Washington
All In WA is a coordinated statewide relief effort powered by a coalition of public officials, companies, philanthropic leaders, community foundations, United Way organizations, community leaders, frontline nonprofits, and individuals. These groups are coming together to provide immediate critical and emergency support for workers and families most affected across Washington State, and to mobilize committed community and philanthropic groups to go All In for WA.
Questions? Visit our FAQ section.
Why go all in?
Washington State was at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., and our state will be at the forefront of what it takes to support our communities, help those most at risk, and restart our economy in a safe and sustainable way. Be a part of a movement that is leading the way.
All In WA is bringing together individuals and organizations across the state to distribute immediate resources to those who are critically affected. The coalition is also laying the groundwork so workers and small businesses that make up our communities have the support they need to get up and running again.
The scale of the crisis is vast. Yet, the generosity and compassion of Washingtonians is greater. Your donations go directly to causes and communities, including those in need of housing assistance, small businesses, families and children, essential workers and more.
We are thankful for the individuals and civic leaders across the state who brought their knowledge and skills to make this fund possible. Leadership Committee in formation.
Blaine & Preci Tamaki
Connie & Steve Ballmer
David Zapolsky & Lynn Hubbard
Dr. John & Maureen Adkison
Elizabeth A Cowles
Greg & Michele Goodwin
Heather & Ric Redman
Herb & Paula Simon
Hope & Peter Cochran
Howard & Sheri Schultz
Jane Broom Davidson
Jill & Rajeev Singh
Jim & Jan Sinegal
Kabir & Noreen Shahani
Mike & Liz Hilton
Nick & Leslie Hanauer
Paul & Shannon Goodrich
Scott & Carin Jacobson
Soma & Akila Somasegar
Sonya & Tom Campion
Steve & Heather Singh
Steve & Jo Marie Hansen
T.J. & Soozi McGill
Tim & Jenny Porter
Tom Alberg & Judi Beck
Troy & Stacey Cichos
W. Stacey Cowles
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Paul G. Allen Foundation
The Firstenburg Foundation
FUND ADVISORY GROUP
The All In WA Fund is a means for donors who want to contribute to a collective statewide effort to provide support where there is the greatest need. The Advisory Group to the Fund includes a diverse cross-section of community voices and perspectives from across the state, reflecting workers, families, and residents most impacted by the current health and economic crisis. List in formation.
- Susan Balbas, Na’ah Illahee Fund
- Lilliane Ballesteros, Latino Community Fund
- Dr. Lisa Brown, Safe Start Fund, Dept. of Commerce
- Michael Byun, Asian Pacific Islander Coalition of WA State
- Katie Carter, Pride Foundation
- Paula Carvahlo, Raikes Foundation, WA Student and Youth Homelessness Fund
- Manny R. Cawaling, Inspire Washington
- Judy Chen, WA State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Ginger Ewing, Terrain
- Ollie Garrett, Tabor 100
- Vanessa Gaston, Clark County Community Services
- Jesús Hernandez, Family Health Centers
- Latisha Hill, Avista Foundation
- Reverend Walter J. Kendricks, Morning Star Baptist Church
- Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, Seattle Central College
- Allexa Laycock, Rooted in Rights, Disability Rights Washington
- Rachael Myers, WA Low Income Housing Alliance
- Anjana Pandey, Philanthropy Northwest, WA Food Fund
- Deeann Burtch Puffert, Child Care Aware of Washington
- Paúl Quiñonez Figueroa, COVID-19 Relief Fund for Undocumented Individuals in WA
- Cleora Scott, Potlatch Fund
- Rich Stolz, One America
- Emily Washines, Yakama Nation
- Candice Wilson, Lhaq’temish Foundation, Lummi Nation
CORPORATE SPONSORS AND DONORS
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will match unique donations under $1 million to All In WA causes, up to a total of $25 million.
Launch commitments include generous contributions from the Ballmer Group, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft Corporation, Howard & Sheri Schultz, Perigee Fund, Nick & Leslie Hanauer, and Jim and Jan Sinegal.
Presenting Sponsor – Amazon
Community Leadership Sponsor – Microsoft
Additional Sponsors include Laird Norton Family Enterprise, Seattle Genetics, Avista, Madrona Venture Group, Nordstrom, Premera Blue Cross, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle Seahawks Charitable Foundation, Zillow, BECU, JP Morgan Chase & Co., PEMCO Insurance, and Russell Investments.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What precautions should I take to protect myself from COVID-19?
Who is part of All In WA and how did it come together?
All In WA is a coalition of public officials, companies, philanthropic leaders, community foundations, United Way organizations, and frontline nonprofits that are coming together to provide immediate critical and emergency support for vulnerable communities across Washington State and mobilize committed community and philanthropic groups. See who’s All In already.
What’s the goal of All In WA?
COVID-19 has taken so much from so many people and communities across Washington State. All In WA will create a movement for giving back and stepping up to help others. By coming together, All In WA will raise awareness for the All In WA Fund as well as cause and community funds that will collect donations, inspire Washingtonians to step up, and help address the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19 on Washington’s most vulnerable communities.
Is the All In WA Fund affiliated with the Washington government?
The All In WA Fund has no affiliation with any government entity and the distribution of funds is independent of any government involvement. All In WA is a registered tradename of Seattle Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
How is All In WA related to the All In WA benefit concert?
All In WA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief by presenting sponsor Amazon, is a virtual benefit concert that is helping to raise funds for All In WA and causes and community-specific funds around the state. 100% of funds raised will go to impacted workers and families across the state. The concert was streamed live on June 24, 2020, and is now available on Prime Video.
How does All In WA decide who receives the donation funds?
Funds donated to the All In WA Fund will be distributed in the form of grants to nonprofit organizations across the state. A Fund Advisory Group has been established to oversee the grantmaking from the All In WA Fund. The primary role for the Advisory Group will be the following:
- affirming strategic direction on the funding approach,
- informing funding guidelines as needs evolve,
- highlighting gaps in the proposed grant dockets,
- identifying funding opportunities that emerge over time, and
- ensuring accountability of the fund.
Funds donated to Cause Funds, focused on issues of most need, or donated to a Community Fund near you to support a place you love, will go directly to those organizations
When will All In WA start distributing funds?
All In WA will distribute funds on a rolling basis immediately to ensure those who are critically affected can access the support they need.
How does the matching donation work?
There is a $25M contribution in funds to match new donations, dollar for dollar, up to $1 million per unique donor.
How can I donate to All In WA?
To help communities in need across Washington State, you can:
1) Donate online by visiting www.allinWA.org/donate
2) Text ALLINWA to 243725
3) Make a check payable to “All In Washington” and mail it to the following address:
PO BOX 35146
Seattle, WA 98124-5146
4) To make a donation by other assets, or to direct an IRA Qualified Charitable Deduction (QCD) to All In Washington, contact Seattle Foundation’s Philanthropic Services team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.515.2111.
How can I donate directly to response funds focused on specific geographic areas in Washington State?
Is All In WA just for Washington State?
All In WA is dedicated to serving organizations across the state that are addressing the needs of Washingtonians hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis and preparing small businesses and workers across the state for the eventual re-opening of our economy.