The playing field will not level itself
Support our scholars on their 12-year journey to college and career.
Every gift is meaningful. Your support helps increase college access and graduation rates and is an investment in the next generation of leaders.
There Are Multiple Ways to Donate
Make a secured one-time donation online by credit card
Make a secured recurring donation online by credit card
Give a gift over the phone with a credit card, or send a check by mail
Take advantage of tax benefits by donating appreciated securities
Make a wire or ACH/EFT transfer
Other Ways To Give
Employee Matching Gifts
Maximize your donation by contacting your human resources department to learn if your employer has a matching gifts program. Contact us with any questions about matching requests.
Name Rainier Scholars in Your Will or Trust
One of the simplest ways to support Rainier Scholars is through your will or Revocable Living Trust. By including us in your estate plans, you can specify that your assets be directed to Rainier Scholars. If you include Rainier Scholars in your estate plans, please inform us of your generosity so we can thank you personally. We understand that your gift is non-binding and that you may change your estate plan at any time.
Create a Beneficiary Designation
You may name Rainier Scholars as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or retirement accounts. In addition to providing you with potential tax advantages, beneficiary designations are a quick, convenient way to make a gift.
For more information about planned giving, please email our Development Director.
Leadership giving helps sustain our organization and supports our scholars throughout their journey.
Funds the vision, helping scholars see themselves on college and career paths
Supports middle school scholars, as they begin their exploration of college, leadership and career paths
The Emerging Leader
Funds high school leadership and career development activities
Launches a 5th grade scholar on a college trajectory with the 14-month Academic Enrichment phase
Provides holistic support during the high school and college years, culminating in college graduation
Funds a scholar on a life-changing journey from 5th grade through college graduation
Our 2020-2021 Annual Report highlights the accomplishments of our scholars and gives thanks to our community of partners and supporters.
Download our current Rainier Scholars IRS Form 990. An audited financial summary is also available. Please email Janelle Blakely, Development Director or call (206) 407-2115 for a detailed financial summary report.
Rainier Scholars is a 501(c)3 charity. Our Federal Tax ID Number is 91-2045918. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by U.S. law, and we provide receipt/acknowledgment letters as gifts are received. To request a summary letter of your donations for the calendar year, please contact us.
Contact the Development Office
Director of Development, Janelle Blakely: email | phone (206) 407-2115
Director of Corporate Engagement, Bethany Furubayashi: email | phone (206) 909-3895
Assistant Director of Development, Jessie Schreiber: email | phone: (206) 838-6679
Rainier Scholars | Attn: Development | 2100 24th Ave S, Suite 360 | Seattle, WA 98144