Welcome to Washington Masonic Charities

Diverse%202.pngWashington Masonic Charities invests in youth and education, provides comfort and support for seniors and those in need, and to preserve and share the Masonic heritage of Washington State. Washington Masonic Charities is the 501 c 3 incorporating and overseeing all of the charitable activities of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Washington Free and Accepted Masons. We provide charitable support to the Masons, their families and the general public throughout the state of Washington by means of the Masonic network of lodges and individual Masons.

These charitable activities include scholarships, Library & Museum educational materials and artifacts; provide a range of services through multiple programs to seniors across the state through outreach; children's programs and general charitable gifts. Masons, Lodges, and Washington Masonic Charities each play a big role, individually, and in collaboration, to improve our communities. Together, this is what it looks like:

  • More than $1.5 million in charitable giving annually
  • More than 145,000 kids reached through Bikes for Books.
  • More than 300 scholarships awarded to young adults.
  • Basic needs support, reaching thousands of homeless and disadvantaged children and youth.
  • More than 650 senior services provided, to improve independence and care.
  • Partnership support for more than 60 senior home repair and modifications.
  • Public access to more than 150,000 historical photos, 48,000 books and documents, and 6,000 objects for research and learning.
  • A board of nine trustees governs the public charity. Daily operations and staffing considerations in support of the programs is directed by the executive director.