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Resources for Partners

Getting Started

Thank you for being a part of Seattle Parks Foundation’s Community Partner Network! We love being your fiscal sponsor and supporting the phenomenal work you’re doing in our neighborhoods. We’ve filled this page with resources and guides to help you through all the phases of your project.

Whether you’re planning a social media campaign, organizing an event, or creating relationships with donors, these tools can help lead you through the process. If you have any events you want us to share, send them to us at communications@seattleparksfoundation.org.

Seattle Parks Foundation logo

Download and save this logo file to use in your web and print communications.


Seattle Parks Foundation Logo Usage Guide

Use our logo with confidence and style by referencing this Logo Usage Guide.


Effective Email Outreach

See examples of donation, event and partner emails, along with suggestions on how to craft your own.


Elements of Graphic Design

How to create engaging and compelling graphics for use on social media, your website and beyond!


Event Planning 101

A guide to establishing a timeline and tasks for a successful event, including the resources and services that Seattle Parks Foundation can provide.


Event Promotion

Let us know about your upcoming event so we can help get the word out!

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Further Fundraising Information

Learn more about accessing your donor data, gift acknowledgement, volunteer hour matching and more.


GiveBIG Resources

A compilation of resources we think will be helpful in creating a successful GiveBIG fundraising campaign, including your annual Toolkit.

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#GivingTuesday Toolkit

Our 2022 Toolkit contains information to support your campaign through messaging templates, timeline suggestions, logos, resources, and more.

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Grantsmanship 101 Webinar

Our Manager of Grants and Institutional Engagement, Leah Bostwick, covers the basics of proposal writing and how to develop compelling stories to increase grant fundraising.

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Life of a Park Project

Explore a case study outlining the steps in a Department of Neighborhood Matching Funds Grant.


Payment Request Tutorial Video

Watch a short video on how to submit a Partner Payment Request through our Cognito portal.

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Roles and Responsibilities

This outline of key roles and responsibilities is intended to be a quick reference tool for “who does what and when” throughout the life of the fiscal sponsorship relationship.

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Social Media 101

Tap into social media and get the word out about your project while growing your audience of supporters.


W-9 Submission Form

Submit W-9s directly through our secure portal.

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Walkable Community Transportation Policies & Tools

Explore a collection of resources that can be used to organize for change. These resources were provided through the Walking College, a 6-month, virtual fellowship program for walkable community advocates from around the US.



Design invitations, announcements, social graphics and more using a selection of templates, elements, and photos — some of them free, some available for a fee.

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Google Docs

Create, share, and collaboratively edit documents. A variety of templates are available, including for Free with a Gmail account.

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Google Voice

Create a phone number that will forward calls to your personal number, so you don’t have to publish it. This service is free for personal use.

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A customizable Gantt chart / workflow planner for long-range scheduling. This tool is helpful from the vision and planning stages through design and Limited access is free; full access is available for a fee.

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A free project and team management tool to help you track progress and allow team members to coordinate their tasks.

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