Donate to Lake Washington Rowing Club

Charitable contributions to the Lake Washington Rowing Club, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization are tax deductible. LWRC is registered with the Washington State Secretary of State, tax ID #91-1028897. We rely on contributions to support the sport of rowing in our community. We have a number of funds so you can choose how your money is used. Make an online contribution or drop a check by our office. If your employer matches charitable contributions, let us know. Also, many employers will match your volunteer hours with a contribution. Donate

LWRC General Fund

boat_house_history Make a donation to the LWRC General Fund to be used in a way the board determines best serves the club. Donations to the LWRC General Fund are typically used for boathouse improvements. In 2016 the boathouse will receive a new coat of paint and donations in 2016 will be used for that purpose. Donate to the General Fund

LWRC Equipment Fund

In August 2017, the first president of LWRC, Bill Gross, passed. To make donations in his remembrance, please donate to the equipment fund. You can either follow the link below or send a check to LWRC, 910 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103.

Bill Gross Obituary

privateDonations to this fund are used to purchase a variety of equipment including boats and boat parts.  From 2015 to 2017 donations to the equipment fund were used to purchase a new Pocock Quad, a flyweight Maas, a launch, 2 open water Bay 21s, an open weight Maas 27, 2 Pocock Fours and 2 Pocock doubles and we have outfitted the women’s racing 8+ ‘Emma Peel’ with new shoes. Memorial donations were used to name the Maas singles after club members Sherri Cassuto and Jim Roe, two very special members of LWRC who passed.

Donate to the Equipment Fund

Frank Cunningham Legacy Fund

This very special fund was created to honor Frank Cunningham. Donations to this fund are used directly for the purchase of boats name for Frank or Jane Cunningham. Frank Cunningham was a coach, teacher and author. A member of the U.S. Rowing Hall of Fame, he was the 2010 recipient of U.S. Rowing’s Medal of Honor, and in 2011 the Washington State Senate honored him with a resolution for service as a teacher and coach. LWRC is proud to keep the Frank Cunningham legend alive by insuring there will always be a boat named after Frank or his wife Jane plying the waters of Lake Union. Donate to the Frank Cunningham Legacy Fund

Francis Cunningham Endowment Fund

tylerevan Contributions to the Francis Cunningham Endowment Fund are used to create a permanent source of income for LWRC. Disbursements from this endowment fund are used as supplementary funds for equipment or facilities or coaching of athletes preparing for national or international competition.   Donate to the Francis Cunningham Endowment Fund

Frank and Jane Cunningham Endowment Fund

LWRC Contributions to the Frank and Jane Cunningham Endowment Fund are used to create a permanent source of income for LWRC. Disbursements from this endowment fund are used to support the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Lake Washington Rowing Club.   Donate to the Frank and Jane Cunningham Endowment Fund