Do you want to get involved or do you know someone who would be great contributors to The WAVE Foundation? If so, nominate yourself or your friend to serve on The WAVE Foundation’s Grant Review Committee. This committee reviews grant proposals submitted to The WAVE Foundation and develops recommendations for The WAVE Foundation Board regarding which applications to fund.
We ask for a minimum commitment of two years on the committee. The time frame for the committee’s work is from mid-September to mid-November, with meetings occurring two to three times during that period. Expect to spend at least two to four hours outside of meetings to research and read the grant proposals.
Nominations (including self-nominations) should include name, contact information (phone/email) and a brief statement of interest and qualifications. Nominations are due August 1st and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with “nomination” in the subject line. If you have additional questions or require more information, feel free to contact us at that same address.
Each year, senior nursing students from Seattle Pacific University engage in community health projects, partnering with various organizations in the greater Seattle area. One group of students worked with the WAVE Foundation to take leadership in facilitating and developing a project defined by the organization as a need of critical importance. Some allied health care professionals may not feel confident in their ability to assess and provide resources to clients experiencing domestic violence. Through research and collaboration with WAVE and other community resources, these students developed a short educational video aimed at allied health professionals who may encounter these clients. This video project provides essential assessment questions and follow-up resources to help health care professionals gain confidence in screening clients who may be at-risk for or experiencing domestic violence.