One of our top focuses at Start the Wave has been to foster openness and honesty to those in our community and circle of supporters. We hope this page provides an accessible place to view our operations, initiatives, and important information to explain how we serve our community and what makes Start the Wave a special organisation. Here, you will find Start the Wave’s corporate binder, funding streams and expenses, and links to other pages on our site.
*All 2020 STW Funded Projects were provided funding at the beginning of 2021 and are reflected in this visual, as well as on the 2021 tax filing documentation. This amount is reflective of both 2020 and 2021 funded projects grantS
**Professional Support Costs include expenses such as: Tax Professionals and Anti-Racism Courses for STW Team growth & development.
***Operating Expenses include expenses such as: SaaS Community platform for STW Funded Projects & Eco-Merch creators, payment processing fees, and additional graphic design software solutions. Operating Expenses DO NOT include any STW team member wages. All STW team members are 100% volunteer-based and they do not receive compensation for their time.