Donation Match in Honor of Jim Waters

We have been gifted a $100,000 donation match in honor of our late founder, Jim Waters.
Please consider making a donation in Jim’s honor to support educators and students. The donation match means your contribution will be doubled!
Click the video below for a message from our president, Tracy Benson.
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The entirety of these donations will be used to support the systems thinking learning of educators, including:
  • Creation and distribution of classroom materials and resources
  • Scholarships for Waters Center online workshops, credentials and Forums
  • New content for the Thinking Tools Studio
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Your donations will support:

  • Thinking Tools Studio: our online learning management system with courses, resources and more.
  • Open Studio: Monthly, virtual systems thinking learning sessions.
  • Teacher Studio: Monthly, virtual systems thinking learning sessions focused on areas of interest for educators.
  • Building Pathways for Systems Thinkers Forums: One-day virtual gatherings focused on specific areas of interest (for example: early childhood, health systems).
  • Scholarships for courses

Donations will also help us bring future plans to fruition, including:

  • Development of new products
  • Development of new initiatives, including a credentialing program
  • Enhancements and upgrades to Thinking Tools Studio
  • Translations of the Habits of a Systems Thinker

Increase your impact!

By making your donation a monthly contribution, it will help us ensure our regularly-scheduled events and offerings continue to be available free of charge.

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To donate, click the button below:
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The Waters Center for Systems Thinking is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit in the United States, and all gifts to us are tax deductible in the United States to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our Tax ID number is 83-2041181.
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