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
Campus Compact - “Washington Campus Compact is a coalition 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 partnerships 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."
CareLink - Provides aid to navigate life’s hardships. Whether it’s you or a family member, CareLink provides access to free, confidential guidance consultants who can help with a variety of challenges.
Employee Emergency Fund - Donations made by Faculty and Staff to help support other employees facing financial hardship during COVID-19