Benefits and Services

Washington Campus Compact (WACC) provides to member institutions:

  • Grants and Programs
  • Advocacy
  • Training and Technical Support
  • Awards
  • Program management, training, and assessment
  • Leadership and Networking opportunities

The WACC VISTA Project

The WACC VISTA Project serves poverty-affected populations in Washington state by placing full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA members on campuses to serve faculty, staff and students, and the surrounding community through service-learning projects.

Continuums of Service Conference (COS)

WACC partners with Campus Compacts from California, Hawaii, The Mountain West, Montana, Utah and Oregon to host an annual professional development conference each spring. The conference is a national and international model for professional development among service-learning practitioners, including faculty, community service-learning directors, administrators, students, and community partners.

Annual Network Meeting

The Network Meeting is an annual event that convenes representatives from member campusse from around the state. Participants engage in professional development workshops, network with colleagues, and share and exchange campus- and community-based resources.

Websites, Listservs, and E-Newsletter

The WACC website, www.wacampuscompact.org, and the national Campus Compact website, www.compact.org, are resources for current news and program information. WACC also hosts a variety of listservs and distributes a quarterly newsletter to share information, resources, and best practices with the service-learning community.

College Access Corps (CAC)

The Washington Campus Compact "College Access Corps" grant is a grant funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) that supports local economically disadvantaged 4-12 youth to:

  • Become more academically engaged in their education.
  • Increase preparedness for post-secondary education.
  • Become more knowledgable about the college application and financial aid process.