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Rick’s Personal Philanthropy: Strong Communities at Home

Rick believes travel becomes a political act only if you do something with your broadened perspective. From hunger to arts funding, learn how Rick has incorporated his travel discoveries into real action back home.

Rick's Community Partners

Rick supports a wide variety of causes, and contributes to more than 170 organizations every year; below is a list of the top beneficiaries (in alphabetical order). Learn how your nonprofit organization can request a donation.

Articles by Rick

Talks by Rick

Media Highlights

  • HeraldNet: Q&A: Rick Steves ties philanthropy to travel and faith
  • HeraldNet: Travel maven Rick Steves donates millions right here at home
  • HearldNet: Rick Steves pledges $2 million for Edmonds waterfront center
  • Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Outspoken Travel Guru Rooted in Edmonds
  • The Seattle Times: Have Show, Will Travel (profile about increasing visibility of Rick’s philanthropy and activism)
  • The Washington Post: Embracing the Challenges of Aging (video interview)
  • Rotary Club: Video interview on the YWCA Trinity Place apartments