Thousand Waves Foundation

Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self-Defense Center, NFP, fosters fitness, healing, empowerment and peacemaking through violence prevention, self-defense and traditional martial arts programs for adults and children. Our members apply the skills they learn at Thousand Waves to transform their lives at home, school, work, and in public spaces, creating a powerful community spirit of civility, self-worth, and compassion in action. Through partnerships with schools, other non-profits, businesses and government agencies, we also bring the tools of violence prevention and personal empowerment to diverse communities.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Focus Area: Education, Health and Wellness

Budget: $500k - $1 million

Total IIC Funding:

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