The Office of Community Partnerships stands ready to support you in your community engaged research and learning. Below is a compiled list of networks, organizations, opportunities and more to help aid you in this work.
Community Engagement Organizations & Networks
Washington Campus Coalition for the Public Good - Washington Campus Coalition for the Public Good (formerly Washington Campus Compact) is a community of higher education institutions committed to advancing the public purpose of colleges and universities, educating students for the workforce and civic leadership, and working in partnership to cultivate vital and sustainable communities.
Engagement Scholarship Consortium - “The Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, is composed of higher education member institutions, a mix of state-public and private institutions. Our goal is to work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship and designed to help build community capacity.”
MetroLab Network - “MetroLab’s mission is focused on the belief that when local governments and universities work together, innovation can thrive in a catalytic and inclusive manner. At its core, MetroLab is a convener and thought leader, living at the intersection of research and implementation.”
Community Engagement Fellows - “Community Engagement Fellows empowers educators and community leaders to nurture engaged citizens, serve the public, and improve the Salish Sea bioregion and the planet."
Washington Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Find an array of work/life resources that go beyond the ordinary. From counseling and legal assistance to financial resources and employee support programs. WA EAP offer comprehensive solutions to meet your unique needs. These services are staffed by local professionals in Washington, ensuring personalized support that aligns with our commitment to your well-being. Starting July 1, 2023: Contact WA EAP at 877-313-4455 for services.
Employee Emergency Fund - Donations made by Faculty and Staff to help support other employees facing financial hardship during COVID-19