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Sponsor Sound Waters University Today!

Become A Sponsor!

Do you have an organization or company which aligns with our mission and vision you would like to showcase? Please consider becoming a sponsor for our most popular event! This event fills up every year and reaches hundreds of people. Your contributions help us bring great speakers, topics, and now field trips to the public. Your support is vital to help us work in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable marine environment. Sponsoring Sound Waters University is a great way to showcase your organization’s or company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and receive a specialized sponsor package.

Sound Waters University (SWU) – presented by Sound Water Stewards (SWS) – is the largest educational activity and fundraiser of Sound Water Stewards 501(c)(3) non-profit of Island County. Sound Waters University 2023, with its theme “Resilience – from Old Growth Trees to the Life of the Salish Sea,” will include two keynote speakers and nine informative classes virtually, on the ability of the Salish Sea ecosystem to withstand and adapt to climate change, pollution, and habitat loss.

Salmon forest field trip

*Salish Sea Sponsors are limited and will receive 2 tickets for their sponsored local field trip. Field trips in and around Island County will expand attendees’ understanding of environmental resilience (February dates determined by tides).

Our new feature allows you to choose your sponsor package below! Contact our Sound Waters University team to answer questions and receive your sponsor package items.

Salish Sea Sponsor: $1000

As a valued Sound Waters University Salish Sea Sponsor, you will receive:

  • Orca Sponsor package, plus:
  • Sponsorship of 1 field trip
  • Option for your organization/company in-person signage
  • Plus 2 tickets for your sponsored field trip
  • Call for additional details at (425) 540-7711

SWU Orca Sponsor: $500

As a valued Sound Waters University Orca Sponsor, you will receive:

  • Salmon Event Sponsor package, plus:
  • Company logo featured in a continuous sponsor banner on Sound Water Stewards landing page for one year
  • Acknowledgment and thank-you by Emcee during event opening segment
  • Complimentary event tickets (TBD)

SWU Salmon Sponsor: $250

As a valued Sound Waters University King Salmon Sponsor, you will receive:

  • Sea Star Event Sponsor, plus:
  • Your organization/ company logo listed on Sound Waters University event page for one year; and
  • Option to upload articles, research papers, contact information, and/or videos for attendees to access virtually;
  • Complimentary event tickets (TBD)

SWU Sea Star Sponsor-$100

As a valued Sound Waters University Sea Star Sponsor, you will receive:

  • One customizable booth about your organization/company
  • Complimentary event ticket (TBD)

SWU Event Exhibitor- $ Sliding scale

Offered only to non-profit organizations or government agencies. As a valued Sound Waters University Non-profit Event Exhibitor, you will receive:

  • Booth to represent your 501(c)(3) non-profit or government agency
  • Logo on Sound Waters University event page for 6 months
  • *Price determined on a case-by-case basis after initial discussion.

Become A Sponsor

For Questions or assistance, please email, or leave a message at 425.540.7711

A member of our Sound Waters University team will respond directly to assist you in developing your Sponsor Package or answer any questions. We look forward to your Sponsorship and participation.