Open Arms is grateful for the generosity of our supporters. We are fortunate to partner with incredible community organizations and individuals.

Recent Funders & Sponsors

AHS Foundation
Allegro Pediatrics
American College Of Nurse Midwives Washington
Amerigroup Washington, Inc.
Arcora – The Foundation of Delta Dental of Washington
Bainum Family Foundation
Bastyr University – Department of Midwifery
Best Starts for Kids
Bezos Family Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
City of Seattle, Human Services Division
Community Foundation of North Louisiana – Kinsey Family Endowed Fund
Department of Children, Youth & Families, Washington State
Eastside Maternal Fetal Medicine/MEDNAX Services
Estate of Kathryn Barnard
Giddens Foundation
GiveBIG Dollars for Change
Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute
Home At Last Properties, LLC
Hope Network, Public Health Seattle King County
Kim and Patrick James Fund
King County Finance and Business Operations Divisions
Medina Foundation
Midwives Association of Washington State
ML Whalen Consulting
Molina Healthcare of Washington
Northwest Children’s Fund
New Tudor Foundation
One Sky Family Medicine
Pacific Continental Bank
PEPS – The Program for Early Parent Support
Perigee Fund
PHPDA-Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority
Satterberg Foundation
Seattle Children’s – GAPPS
Seattle Foundation
Shen Yen Lu Foundation
Social Venture Partners
Stolte Family Foundation
Thrive Washington
United Healthcare
United Way Of King County
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Windermere Foundation / Windermere Real Estate Capitol Hill
Westside Baby

Fiscal Sponsorees

Open Arms is proud to support the following organizations through fiscal sponsorship.

The mission of the Equal Start Community Coalition is to promote healthy mothers, healthy families, and healthy communities. The main goal of the Coalition is to prevent infant mortality by promoting collaboration between communities and the health care sector, advocating for health equity, impacting political processes, and eliminating institutional racism. Open Arms is a fiscal sponsor for the Equal Start Community Coalition.
The Native American Women’s Dialogue on Infant Mortality (NAWDIM) works to improve infant health. NAWDIM builds awareness about infant health in the American Indian/Alaska Native community. Open Arms is a fiscal sponsor for NAWDIM.
The QTPOC Birthwerq Project is dedicated to creating more access to reproduction care and education for trans, gender non-conforming and queer people of color in addition to building strategies to heal the disconnect between Reproductive Justice and Trans Justice movement building. Open Arms is fiscal sponsor for The QTPOC Birthwerq Project.

Community Organizations

A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting equity for children, community stability, and school readiness. Childcare Resources carries out their mission by being a resource for parents, a partner to child care providers, and a community advocate.

Cocoon House is a non-profit that conducts outreach to, and provides short and long term housing for homeless and at-risk young people, including their children. Parents of teens can also find support for themselves and their families at Cocoon House so that young people do not become homeless.

In order to promote success in school and in the community, Denise Louie Education Center provides quality, multi-cultural early childhood education services to children and their families. They respect and preserve each child’s individuality, cultural heritage, and home language. They promote personal and social responsibility with integrity and love in a non-sexist, non-violent, and non-racist environment.

Through a growing coast-to-coast network of state-of-the-art, full-day, year-round schools, funded mostly by existing public dollars, Educare serves at-risk children from birth to 5 years old. Each school embraces a community’s most vulnerable children with programming and instructional support that develop early skills and nurture the strong parent-child relationships that create the foundation for successful learning.

FOCS is helping parents and children to have a strong sense of community, advocacy, and pride to counter the prevailing biases through using a race and social justice lens and providing a counter-narrative in parenting classes and social media. Open Arms is a fiscal sponsor for FOCS.

Our mission is to lead a collaborative, global effort to increase awareness and accelerate innovative research and interventions that will improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes.

Some photos provided by melissa G miller photography.

NAPS Doulas is a local organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and certifying postpartum doulas in the Greater Seattle Area.

A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the development of the doula profession and to supporting its members.

RVCC offers well-woman care, family planning, and family practice allopathic and naturopathic care for all families using the model of education, reverance, innovation, and collaboration found in our midwifery program. Open Arms is a fiscal sponsor for RVCC.

Health services provided by King County government in Washington State.

The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University has educated and inspired leaders in the childbirth professions since 1988.

Created in 2006, Thrive Washington is the state’s nonprofit public-private partnership for early learning. Thrive mobilizes the long-term statewide commitment to early learning, so that families and caregivers have the information and support they need to help their children succeed in school and thrive in life.

Washington Global Health Alliance works to improve health conditions worldwide by strengthening our state’s community of public and private organizations, developing a dynamic workforce, and helping partners resolve global health issues.