Dedicated to Making a Difference

We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. We recognize that so much depends on a child’s first eight years of life. It is our mission to ensure that every child in our region has the ability to realize his or her full potential.

seeing the opportunity in every child

90% of brain growth happens in the first five years

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ACKERLEY FOUNDATIONS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER

From supporting hands-on learning at the Seattle Aquarium to transforming teacher education at the University of Washington, we are a family and foundation devoted to improving the lives and futures of generations of Northwest children.