Business Alliance

The Fulcrum Foundation welcomes and leverages support from the business community.
The contributions of these businesses help Catholic schools stretch their budgets in a variety of ways by:

-funding specific costs of education (textbooks, technology, capital projects)
-offering discounts on products and services
-providing in-kind donations
-underwriting costs of events such as our annual Celebration of Light event

For more information on how your business can partner with the Fulcrum Foundation, contact Sue Mecham at (206) 748-7988 
or via e-mail at


The Fulcrum Foundation is grateful for the generosity of its Business Alliance partners.To read more about our partners, click on their logos.


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With WA, VA and Asia locations, BCRA is a collection of designers with a deep commitment for the communities in which we work. Our design services include Architecture + Interior Spaces, Science + Engineering, Planning + Resource Management, and Visual Communication + Strategy. With expertise that includes worship facilities and private schools, we come alongside communities to help them realize the future of their programs and the spaces where they reside.

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Bruce Company is a commercial general contractor specializing in private schools, faith formation centers, tenant improvement, medical and dental facilities. Bruce Company prides itself on providing owners with an exceptional customer service experience. We have proven that our combination of big company systems with small company attention to detail create a uniquely successful end result. Projects are completed on time and on budget.

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Tradition, innovation, and the highest winemaking standards form the essence of Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington state's oldest and most acclaimed winery. Chateau Ste. Michelle wines are served at our annual Celebration of Light Fundraiser.


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A privately held real estate investment firm, Coast Equity Partners brings outstanding performance and integrity to its business. Coast Equity focuses on commercial real estate targeting apartments, manufactured housing parks, medical and commercial offices and retail properties. They have been generous Celebration of Light event sponsors.

DA Davidson

D.A. Davidson financial consultants provide personalized advice on stocks, bonds, government securities, mutual funds, Individual Retirement Accounts, college funds, insurance and annuities and more. Vice President Miles Otoupal has generously helped Fulcrum with its sales of donated appreciated securities for many years.

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Ferguson Construction's ultimate goal is to deliver innovative construction projects which meet or exceed its clients' expectations. Gene Colin, chairman and C.E.O., was a Fulcrum Champion of Education in 2011, and generous sponsor of Celebration of Light.

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Lakeside Industries is a construction company focused soley on asphalt paving and products. Owned by the Lee family, Lakeside has provided leadership support of the Fulcrum Foundation. Michael and Mary Lee co-chaired Fulcrum's capital campaign and in the years following, have maintained their support as Celebration of Light partners and through the Board of Trustees.

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Little Green Light helps schools and other nonprofits organize their data and communications with a web-based database, so they can be more effective at fundraising and donor stewardship. They offer special pricing for regional Catholic schools.

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For over 100 years, the Napoleon Company has offered the finest cooking ingredients available. Seattle Business magazine named the Napoleon Co. winner of the 2010 Washington Family Business Award for Small Companies. The Fulcrum Foundation is grateful for their continued support, including sponsorship of the Celebration of Light.

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From a humble beginning in a West Seattle backyard in 1968, locally owned Olympus Press has been dedicated to producing quality printed products. Now one of the largest independent printers in the Northwest, they support Catholic schools through sponsorship of Celebration of Light.

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Patriot Fire Protection provides the highest quality fire protection systems to protect lives and property and meet the needs of their customers. Based in Pierce County, Patriot Fire builds strong relationships by using knowledgeable design, first class fabrication, timely installation and attentive project management. Fulcrum values Patriot's loyalty as a recurring partner in Celebration of Light.

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Family owned since 1881, J. F. Shea Co. and Shea Homes offer exceptional service and superior quality in building construction and great choices for living. John Shea and his wife, Dorothy, have been involved in supporting schools for many years. Their funding of major school projects for archdiocesan schools in the Los Angeles vicinity has grown to include other cities, where Shea does business, including the Seattle area archdiocesan schools through the Fulcrum Foundation.







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