Giving Guidelines

Safeco Insurance Fund


Washington State

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The Safeco Insurance Fund funds organizations and programs that serve the state of Washington.



Safeco Insurance Fund gives priority to educational programs that encourage disadvantaged youth to excel academically and create opportunities for life-long success through learning.

Health and Human Services

Safeco Insurance Fund supports organizations and programs that are committed to improving the quality of life and safety in our communities.



Safeco Insurance Fund invests much of its funding in youth. Priority is given to programs serving children and teenagers.

Low-Income Families and Individuals

Safeco Insurance Fund favors organizations and programs that create opportunities for self-sufficiency for low-income individuals and families.

People with Disabilities 

Safeco Insurance Fund favors organizations and programs that accommodate people of all abilities – without restrictions or limitations – as they pursue their goals in education, health, housing, employment and all other activities of daily life.

For programs serving children and youth with disabilities, areas of interest include early intervention, K-12 education, health care, family resources and support, assistive technology, out of school time and cross-cutting issues, such as bullying, inclusion, mentoring and transition to adulthood. In addition, the Safeco Insurance Fund invites proposals to enhance efforts to prepare youth with disabilities for the workplace.

Types of Support

General Operating Support

General operating funds are considered for agencies whose missions closely align with the mission of Safeco Insurance Fund.

Program Support

Organizations with missions that are not educational or health- and safety-related are encouraged to request specific project funding relevant to the programmatic thrust and priorities of our philanthropy program.


Safeco Insurance Fund does not provide philanthropic support for:

  • Individuals
  • Foundations that are primarily grant-making agencies
  • Organizations requesting funds for sectarian activities
  • Fraternal, social, labor or political organizations
  • Trips, tours and transportation
  • Deficit spending or debt liquidation
  • Conferences, forums or special events
  • Organizations that have applied within the past 12 months
  • Non-functionally integrated supporting organizations as classified by the IRS


Previous Grant Recipients

For a list of recent Safeco Insurance Fund grant recipients, visit the Liberty Mutual Foundation.


*Applications reviewed approximately every 10 weeks; those submitted after September 30 may not be reviewed until the following calendar year.

© 2015 Liberty Mutual Insurance, 175 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116

Insurance is offered by Safeco Insurance Company of America and/or its affiliates, with their principal place of business at 175 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116. This website provides a simplified description of coverage. Nothing stated herein creates a contract. All statements made are subject to the provisions, exclusions, conditions and limitations of the applicable insurance policy. Please refer to actual policy forms for complete details regarding the coverage discussed. If the information in these materials conflicts with the policy language that it describes, the policy language prevails. Coverages and features not available in all states. Eligibility is subject to meeting applicable underwriting criteria.