Civic Engagement & Public Life

Civic Engagement & Public Life

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The Fund for Civic Engagement & Public Life

The Washington Center's programs promote a lifelong commitment to active citizenship and social responsibility among all students. Through an integration of academics and professional experience with meaningful volunteer service and community partnerships, TWC prepares students to be engaged citizens in their communities, nations, and the world. The Fund for Civic Engagement supports programs, activities, and scholarships that help young people develop a desire for social justice and a willingness to serve.


Unrestricted gifts to this fund ensure the continued growth of TWC's civic engagement programming in all platforms.


Alumni donors may direct gifts at or above $5,000 to the following fund initiatives:


  • Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards – An annual event that recognizes the colleges and universities that have been exemplary in making civic engagement a central component of their curriculum.
  • Civic Engagement Scholarships – Financial awards to students who have a demonstrated record of civic engagement and service in their communities and campuses and a commitment to careers in civic leadership.
  • Civic Engagement Programs - Through partnerships with local NGOs, students have a chance to do hands-on work in an area of personal passion. Donors may make a gift to any of the following, ongoing Civic Engagement Programs:
    • Animal Welfare
    • Domestic Violence
    • Education
    • Healthy Living
    • Homelessness
    • Immigrant Rights
    • Israeli-Palestinian Peace
    • LGBT
    • Local Green
    • Veterans

For more information please contact us.

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