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About the Foundation

The Seafair Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization provides scholarships and educational opportunities as well as cultural and community engagement in our region through programs including:
  • Seafair Ambassador Program, benefitting high school juniors and seniors through cultural exchange, mentoring, and scholarships
  • Boeing Seafair Community Events Program, benefitting 35 community and cultural events and festivals in the Greater Puget Sound Region
  • 76 Seafair Holiday Cruise, benefitting up to 2,000 members of the intellectually disabled community
To learn how to donate, click here.

Seafair Women in Leadership Program

Under development - set to launch late 2019
The Seafair Foundation’s Women in Leadership Program, will aim to provide support, encouragement and leadership opportunities for young women in college. The Program will provide networking and real-world experience to help young women, including minorities and those who would not otherwise have access to such opportunities, achieve at a high level and prepare to be women leaders in the workforce. More information will become available later 2019.

Seafair Ambassadors Program

Developing a passion for building international relationships through cultural exchange.
The Seafair Foundation annually invites local area high school sophomores and juniors to apply for one of ten Seafair Ambassador positions. Students are selected from an application essay on community involvement and personal interviews with members of the Seafair Board of Directors. Selected students represent Seafair throughout the year through a variety of unique community participation opportunities. Each student is assigned a mentor from the local business and/or civic community, has the opportunity to host an international student from Seattle’s sister city, Kobe, Japan for a week and is awarded an exchange trip to Kobe where they get a chance to fully immerse themselves in another culture.
Find out more about our 2019 Ambassador Program by clicking here - https://www.seafair.com/p/about/2019-ambassador-pr...

Boeing Seafair Community Events

Showcasing the diversity, personality and culture of the Puget Sound Region.
Seafair believes in celebrating the traditions of our region, resources and residents. We are proud to support 32 local parades/festivals representing ethnic, geographic and/or subject matter interests across the region. Events are chosen through an application process. Seafair offers program participants numerous resources including support, training and information through symposiums, webinars and resource documents. In addition, Seafair heavily promotes these events giving them an increased level of exposure.

76 Seafair Holiday Cruise

A maritime holiday gift for the intellectually disabled community.
This event takes place on the waters of Lakes Union and Washington as independent boaters and charter operators volunteer their boats, crews and time to host over 1500 intellectually disabled guests on a very special holiday parade of boats. The boats are decked out in lights and holiday cheer at various docks and yacht clubs. Once aboard, guests are treated to food and beverages and enjoy entertainment, gifts and a visit with Old St. Nick!



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