The Satterberg Foundation was named to honor Elmer and Ruth Satterberg, longtime residents of the Pacific Northwest. Their legacy to their family is a strong commitment to positive involvement in the community. Since its founding in 1991, the foundation have provided over $45 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in Washington and California.
The Satterberg Foundation strengthens communities by promoting a just society and a sustainable environment. Doing this work deepens the interconnection of the family. They envision a world in balance with vibrant communities in which all people enjoy the opportunity to grow and thrive. In order to be transparent, trustworthy stewards of the Satterberg Foundation's resources they state and affirm the following values: Integrity, Community, Joy, Compassion, Respect and Responsibility.