Community Action Grants

2010- 2011 Grant Year
Award $5,000-$10,000
Applications available Aug. 1, 2009 – Jan. 15, 2010
Application deadline January 15, 2010

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.

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.

APPLY NOW! Online Application

Questions about applications must be directed to the Iowa City office. Please do not contact the AAUW office in Washington, D.C., or local branches for application information. Please call 319/337-1716 ext. 60, e-mail, or write to the customer service center at

Dept. 60
301 ACT Drive
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030