Community Investment Programs

Community Investment Programs

A Better Seattle

A Better Seattle

Founded and led by Head Coach Pete Carroll, A Better Seattle (ABS) is an initiative to reduce and prevent youth and gang violence in the greater Seattle area. ABS funds and supports the deployment of Accelerator YMCA of Seattle's Alive & Free professionally trained street outreach workers who serve youth impacted by violence and the juvenile justice system.

Ben's Fund

Ben's Fund

Ben's Fund was launched in 2012 by Seahawks Executive Vice President/General Manager John Schneider and his wife, Traci, in honor of their son, Ben, who was diagnosed with autism when he was three years old. Ben's Fund provides grants to families across Washington State to help cover costs associated with medical bills, therapies and numerous other aspects of supporting a child, or children, on the autism spectrum.

Charitable Foundation

Charitable Foundation

Founded in 1995, the Seattle Seahawks Charitable Foundation (SSCF) promotes the healthy social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of youth by enhancing opportunities for participation in sports and fitness activities.

Seahawks Donation Requests

The Seattle Seahawks focus of giving is centered on youth athletics and education. Due to the large volume of requests we receive annually specific guidelines must be met.

Crucial Catch

Crucial Catch

The NFL and American Cancer Society have collaborated on Crucial Catch campaign to tackle multiple types of cancer via the following.

  • Host Cancer Awareness Games at all 32 NFL stadiums each October
  • Fund CHANGE grants in all 32 NFL communities to help underserved communities
  • Contributed to more than 147,000 breast cancer screenings at low or no cost and provided more than 450,000 cancer prevention and early detection interventions
  • Support online health assessment tool, The Defender, to encourage fans to assess their personal health and learn how to reduce their cancer risk