Application Deadline: January 15, 2009
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American Association of University Women Community Action Grants¶
2009- 2010 Academic Year
Applications available* Aug. 1, 2008 – Jan. 15, 2009
Application deadline* January 15, 2009
Community Action grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.
ONE-YEAR GRANTS ($2,000-$7,000 over one year)
One-year grants provide seed money for new projects. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls.
TWO-YEAR GRANTS ($5,000-$10,000 over two years)
Two-year grants provide start-up funds for longer-term programs that address the particular needs of the community and develop girls’ sense of efficacy through leadership or advocacy opportunities. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that promotes education and equity for women and girls
Applicants must be women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Nonprofit organizations must be based in the United States. Grant projects must have direct public impact, be nonpartisan, and take place within the United States or its territories.
Special consideration is given to projects focused on K-12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering or math.