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Northwest Writers Fund

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The Northwest Writers Fund supports the publication of books by some of the region's most talented nonfiction writers. Funds are used for author advances to help support research and writing, production costs, promotion and marketing, and public events.

University of Washington Press Director’s Venture Fund

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The Director’s Venture Fund provides unrestricted support to the University of Washington Press to be used at the discretion of the press’s director to underwrite books, launch new initiatives, and advance the press’s mission in an increasingly competitive environment.

University of Washington Press Publication Fund

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Contributions to the University of Washington Press’s Publication Fund support specific books to be published by the press. Please note the title of the book or area you would like to support in the “Comments” box.

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Capell Family Endowment for Social Justice Books

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The Capell Endowment supports books that deepen the understanding of social justice through historical, cultural, and environment studies.

Charles and Jane Keyes Endowed Book Fund on Southeast Asia

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The Keyes Endowment provides support for the press's publication program in Southeast Asian studies.

Classics of Chinese Thought Fund

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This fund supports the publication of English translations of seminal works from the early Chinese intellectual tradition. These translations are based on the most reliable original texts, informed by recent archaeological discoveries, and executed by outstanding scholars from research universities around the world.

Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Endowment

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Named in honor of former press director Don Ellegood, this fund supports the publication of books in international studies.

Jackson School Publications Endowment

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This endowment supports a series of books in international studies published by the University of Washington Press in association with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

Jacob Lawrence Endowment

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This endowment supports a series of books in international studies published by the University of Washington Press in association with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

McLellan Books Endowment

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Established by Martha McCleary McLellan and Mary McLellan Williams, one of our founding board members, the McLellan endowment supports books in the humanities and social sciences.

Michael J. Repass Fund for Northwest Writers

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The Michael J. Repass Fund for Northwest Writers supports books about the history and culture of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Naomi B. Pascal Editors' Endowment

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Established in honor of the press's longtime editor-in-chief, the Pascal Endowment helps our editors compete for outstanding manuscripts in a very competitive publishing environment.

Robert B. Heilman Endowed Fund

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The Heilman Endowment supports the publication of books in literary studies, broadly defined to include literary history, literary biography, literary criticism, cultural history, and editions of literary works.

Ruth Kirk Fund for Books on the Pacific Northwest

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The Ruth Kirk Fund supports books on the history, ecology, archaeology, and native cultures of the Pacific Northwest.

Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Book Fund

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The Stroum Endowment supports the publication of works of lasting significance concerned with all aspects of the humanities and those aspects of the social and natural sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.

Scott and Laurie Oki Endowed Series in Asian American Studies

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The Oki Endowment supports the publication of books in Asian American Studies, including scholarly books, creative writing, and other works that promote an understanding of Asian American culture.

Soden-Trueblood Family Endowment

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The Soden-Trueblood Endowment supports an annual internship that introduces outstanding graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to the world of scholarly publishing.

University of Washington Press Architecture and Urban Planning Endowment

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This endowment supports the publication of books about architects, architecture, urban planning, and other issues related to the built environment.

University of Washington Press Endowment

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This endowment supports all areas of the press’s publishing program.

University of Washington Press Technology Fund

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The Technology Fund enables the press to keep up with changing technologies used in the digital publishing marketplace. It supports staff training as well as technology needed to develop, edit, design, market, and produce books in multiple formats.

V Ethel Willis White Endowment

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This endowment, established by Virginia and Dee Wyman in honor of V. Ethel Willis White, supports the publication of scholarly works and original creative writing by African American writers, and scholarly works on African American history and culture.

Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Endowment

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Established by Jan and Jack Creighton along with members of the Weyerhaeuser family, this endowment supports Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books, a series of publications dealing with significant environmental issues.

William Sangki and Nanhee Min Hahn Endowed Fund for Books on East Asia

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The Hahn Fund supports books on East Asia by top scholars and writers, with a special emphasis on the experiences and roles of women in politics, education, culture, and society.

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