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Program Updates

Earlier Start

Learn about our Earlier Start Initiative!

A Rewarding Career Path

A scholar with a passion for photography finds a rewarding career!

College Support for Scholar Success

College visits freshmen year provide scholars essential, in-person support from their counselors.

Colleges and Universities with 2015 Rainier Scholars Graduates

Rainier Scholars is proud to celebrate the upcoming graduation of scholars from 25 colleges across the nation!

High School Scholars Tackle Tough Issues at Leadership Retreat

Rainier Scholars students analyze and present findings on obstacles to educational equity.

Colleges and universities attended by Cohorts I - VI 2014 - 2015

We currently serve 176 scholars at 73 different colleges and universities in 22 states.

Cohort VI transitioning to college

Summer retreat to prepare rising college freshmen.

High School Senior Scholars headed to college this fall

Congratulations to Cohort VI on their college decisions!

Cohort I and II scholars are college graduates and career professionals

Rainier Scholars first graduates emerged, spring of 2013.

Corporate Sponsorship

Our Annual Luncheon, attended by nearly 1,200 business and community leaders, is the perfect opportunity for companies that align with our mission to provide philanthropic support as an event sponsor.

We're now busy planning our 2017 event! We welcome you to join us as a Corporate Sponsor.

Sponsorship packages in 2017 range from $3,500 to $25,000, with varying levels of attendance, marketing and promotional opportunities.

To get a sense of our luncheon and all the ways our sponsors are recognized in the community, please view our 2016 Event Wrap Book and other supporting materials from last year's event.

Each year, we proudly acknowledge all participating luncheon sponsors in our event program, an event slideshow and in a Puget Sound Business Journal ad following the event. Our top three sponsorship levels are also recognized on our event invitation and in a post-event press release.

We are deeply grateful to all of our sponsors who partner with us to support our students' success. Their investment will pay dividends for our entire community.

  • Measurable outcomes that lead to college graduation and community leadership
  • An employment pipeline of talented individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Civic-minded scholars engrained with the responsibility to lead, give back and nurture growth in others

Sponsorship is just one of several ways to partner with Rainier Scholars. Please contact Bethany Furubayashi, Corporate Giving Officer, at (206) 407-2181 or by email to learn more.