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We can fly higher with your support

Seattle Audubon is able to advocate and organize for cities where people and birds thrive because of our community’s generosity. Saving birds requires both the dedication and knowledge of our volunteers who give thier time, as well as the passion and commitment of donors who contribute financial resources.

There are many ways you can protect our local feathered friends with your financial gift. Choose the way(s) that feels right for you.


Join or Renew. You and your entire household can become a Seattle Audubon member for a gift of $49 or more annually. Receive exclusive members-only benefits including special pricing on classes, priority registration for field trips, a 20% reduction on seed and books at The Nature Shop, and our quarterly newsletter, EarthCare Northwest.

Gift Membership is perfect for someone who loves birds! You can purchase a new membership, or renew an existing membership by contacting the Member Services Assistant to see when their membership expires.

Frequent Flyers, monthly donors

Our Monthly Sustainers. Ensure the long-term protection of local birds, wildlife, and wild places you care about by setting up a monthly automatic gift through your bank, or or using your credit card. It’s easy, convenient, and one of the best ways to provide continued support for our programs.

Special Events & Giving Days

Flocking Together. Seattle Audubon Society regularly hosts engaging events around the Seattle area to fund our mission and programs which support it. Mark your calendars for our largest event fundraisers:

Legacy Circle, planned giving

A Lasting Gift. Leave your legacy of environmental stewardship through a planned gift or bequest to Seattle Audubon. By including Seattle Audubon in your estate plans you are ensuring that local birds, other wildlife, and habitat are protected for future generations. More information.

Vehicle Donation

Have an old vehicle, motorcycle, or boat taking up space in your driveway or garage? Seattle Audubon is partnering with CARS to make donating your vehicle easy. Best of all, donating your old vehicle will help save local birds. Get started on your vehicle donation today in three easy steps:

    1. Visit or call 855-500-7433 to notify CARS and Seattle Audubon of your donation.
    2. CARS will tow your working or non-working vehicle at no cost to you.
    3. You will receive a donation receipt and Seattle Audubon will receive the proceeds to immediately put to work to save birds.

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

Honor someone’s love for birds with a tribute or memorial gift. Gifts of $500 or more are eligible for a custom engraved feather on display at the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop in Wedgwood as part of the beautiful art installation, Feathers for the Future, created by local artist Stuart Nakamura to commemorate our Centennial Year.

Feathers for the Future

Gifts of Stock

Seattle Audubon gratefully welcomes gifts of stock and other publicly traded or marketable securities such as mutual fund shares and options. Please contact the Development Director for more information.

IRA Gifts
If you are over the age of 70 ½ you may be eligible to make a qualified charitable distribution (an IRA withdrawal) that is paid directly from your IRA to Seattle Audubon. In this circumstance you do not need to pay taxes on the gift to Seattle Audubon and it also helps to satisfy the annual minimum distribution requirement. Contact your investment portfolio manager to learn more.
Corporate Support

Business owner? Align your community involvement efforts with one of the Seattle area’s oldest and most effective conservation organizations. Demonstrate your company’s commitment to the environmental health of the community in which we live, work and play. Contact our Development Director to learn more about corporate opportunities.

Seattle Audubon’s current Corporate Partners:

Special thanks to Zeiss for supporting our community engagement efforts with their support.

Tangible Goods

Seattle Audubon happily accepts items purchased from our Wish List year round!

For other items, such as vehicle or property donations, please contact the Development Director to see if you donation falls within our gift acceptance guidelines. Unfortunately, we are not usually able to accept gifts of art or large collections of books.


Carol Roll, Development Director
(206) 523-8243 ext. 116 (Email)

Anna Dukes, Member Services Assistant
(206) 523-8243 ext. 106 (Email)

Tax ID

Seattle Audubon Society is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization – Tax ID: 91-6009716.

2021-22 Honor Roll

A big thank you to our July 1, 2021 – June, 30 2022 Bird Heroes. These donors, volunteers, members, staff, and board, are helping us soar through their generosity. Our 2021-22 Honor Roll lists all of these generous supporters.