General Fund Donation

We ask you to consider a contribution to either the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) or the Northwest Watercolor Foundation (NWWF).

Always honoring our mission statements, you may choose to contribute “In Memoriam” or “In Honor” of someone, request specific intent for your donation, or include NWWS as a beneficiary in your will.

NWWS (Northwest Watercolor Society) is a 501(c)(4) and contributions are not tax-deductable.

NWWF (Northwest Watercolor Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) and contributions are tax-deductable.

The NWWS Scholarship / Barbara Pitts Award and the Northwest Watercolor Foundation accept monetary contributions, gifts, devices, and bequests that are administered and used in accordance to the purpose and mission of the NWWF. Find out more here.


To promote and elevate the art of watermedia and to encourage the growth and creativity of our artist members as we remain a prime artistic resource.


To assist, encourage, promote and advance the visual arts in the Pacific Northwest with particular emphasis on watermedia art, and to provide scholarships to students to further the study of art and to conduct educational activities.